The Elusive Search for an Energy-Efficient Water Heater

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The Elusive Search for an Energy-Efficient Water Heater

My Sunday kayak adventure with my wife and friends on Lake Tahoe was magic. Paddling that beautiful lake relaxed me to the point where, by the time I reached home, I was ready for a ...

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Creating Heat and Light

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January 01, 2005

A Canadian program tests the efficiency and future potential of residential combined heat and power systems at its residential building test center. [continue reading]

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Oak Ridge In Hot Water

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January 01, 2005

        Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are taking on the second biggest energy user in the home—hot water. One way to minimize water-heating energy is to ... [continue reading]

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Hey, Where's the Hot Water?

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September 01, 2004

In many ways, new homes may be experiencing the best of times. But for their hot water distribution systems it can be the worst of times. [continue reading]

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Tucson Blooms with Less Water

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May 01, 2004

        Water is an increasingly precious resource that needs to be used more wisely, and there are energy penalties associated with heating and distributing water inefficiently (see “Are You ... [continue reading]

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Are You Getting into Hot Water?

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September 01, 2003

We've come a long way in making hot water more efficiently. The next place to cut waste is in the distribution systems. [continue reading]

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Solar Water Heating Up

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May 01, 2002

A wide range of options exist for ready-to-install, readily certified solar water heating systems. To further heat things up, government and utility incentives are expanding. [continue reading]

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Tankless Water Heaters

Author: Ed Wyatt
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May 01, 2002

    Q:    It seems like I waste a lot of water while waiting for the hot water to get to my faucet. I have heard that tankless water heaters can ... [continue reading]

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Building a Boiler Side-Arm

Author: Michael Lamb
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November 01, 1999

A boiler is generally more fuel efficient than a standard gas water heater, especially when the boiler is fully loaded. [continue reading]

Converging Trends

Rick Barnett

Converging Trends

Environmental Leader recently described legal challenges faced by a business coalitionsupporting the “Clean Power Plan.” Aside from ...

11 Flavors of Sustainable Housing

Shawna Henderson

11 Flavors of Sustainable Housing

Keeping track of what's going on in the world of low-impact, sustainable housing is, and was, a challenge.

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