The Unexpected Energy Benefits of Mechanically Vented Crawl Spaces

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The Unexpected Energy Benefits of Mechanically Vented Crawl Spaces

The debate on how best to treat crawl spaces has gone on for decades, and the building codes regulating crawl space design have constantly evolved. For a long time the entrenched thinking was to rely ...

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Collaborative Aims to Boost Momentum for Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades in the Southwest

Author: J.C. Martel
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February 26, 2013

In 2011, Gavin Hastings, an Arizona Public Service (APS) program manager, began envisioning a collaborative that would advance the Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) programs in his region. HPwES provides whole-house solutions for homeowners, offering ... [continue reading]

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The Curse of the TRC

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February 25, 2013

Archaic utility cost effectiveness-testing is killing effective energy efficiency programs [continue reading]

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The XX Factor

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January 02, 2013

Q&A with Ann Atkinson and a look into ACI's Women in Home Performance initiative. [continue reading]

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Exterior Air Sealing

Author: Bill Asdal
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January 02, 2013

A Case Study on Shadowbrook Townhomes in Harding, New Jersey [continue reading]

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Experiences in an All-LED Home

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January 02, 2013

As I reported in a previous article in Home Energy, this all started in August 2010, when we discovered that a rat had eaten gaping holes in the outlet hose of our dishwasher. When all the ... [continue reading]

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Optimizing Complex Residential HVAC Systems

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October 31, 2012

With today’s escalating energy costs, the residential construction industry is seeing the advantage of automated building controls as a means to help its customers save energy. Home builders, home performance contractors, and HVAC ... [continue reading]

DOE's Building Science Education Efforts: A Request

Stacy Hunt

DOE's Building Science Education Efforts: A Request

In recent years, DOE has developed the DOE Guidelines for Building Science Education - a set of job-specific ...

Storytelling Our Way to a Better Life

Jim Gunshinan

Storytelling Our Way to a Better Life

The poet Muriel Rukeyser once said something like this: The universe is not made of atoms; it’s made ...

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