Part 1: Evaluation of Mini-Split Heat Pumps as Supplemental and Full System Retrofits in a Hot-Humid Climate
More stringent energy efficiency standards and the demand for higher efficiency are increasing the popularity of technologies such as mini-split heat pumps (MSHPs). The market for ductless heat pumps is growing 10–30% annually. The U....
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This is part 4 of a series that describes how to air seal the most difficult parts of buildings. A service cavity and vented rainscreen promote durable airtightness. [continue reading]
This is part 2 of a two-part series on Tiny Houses. Another concern with building and living in a tiny house that could affect the health and safety of the occupants is the potential moisture generation ... [continue reading]
[SPONSORED CONTENT] The Energy Conservatory shares the basics of gauge calibration and specifications, and how these factors influenced its DG-1000 design [continue reading]
Homes That Leading Builders Want for Their Families [continue reading]
Air sealing is one of the best ways to lower heating-and-cooling bills for many home weatherization programs, and especially so for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Most homes receive blower door-guided air sealing to ... [continue reading]
Chris Stratton and Wen Lee are a husband-and-wife team living in the Los Angeles area who are DIY converting their ...
By now you have probably heard – as part of this year’s HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade ...