California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

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California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

The potential for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through retrofitting existing homes offers major incentives for future work.

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Florida's Phased Deep Retrofit Project

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October 31, 2013

What are the realistic energy savings that can be obtained in homes in a hot-humid climate? As part of U.S. DOE’s Building America Program, phased deep retrofit (PDR) project, the Florida Solar ... [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 3: Gathering Data

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July 01, 2013

This is the last article in a series of three that have summarized the design, construction, and performance of ten Northern California deep energy retrofits (DERs) that have been monitored by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (... [continue reading]

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Anatomy of a Gut Remodel

Author: Steve Mann
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May 01, 2013

Behind the scenes of a three-year, award-winning LEED for Homes remodel in California. [continue reading]

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Weatherize Murray City

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February 28, 2013

A Rural Community Revitalization Approach [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 2

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February 27, 2013

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shares in-depth end-use monitoring in four retrofit homes in Northern California. [continue reading]

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Comfort to the Ninth Degree

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February 26, 2013

Advancing Retrofits in Georgia [continue reading]

Environmentally Friendly Flooring Options

Sarah Smith

Environmentally Friendly Flooring Options

If you are investigating options for renovating an older home or building a new domicile, it’s likely that ...

Avoiding Mold in the Cold Season

Ted Shoemaker

Avoiding Mold in the Cold Season

People often avoid ventilating rooms during the cold season to avoid loss of heat. But this, the German Energy Agency (...

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