Celebrating Our Founder

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Celebrating Our Founder

For nearly 20 years, Alan Meier and I have had on one level a typical editor/author relationship. I bug him about writing the next editorial for Home Energy, and he procrastinates until the last minute. ...

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Wasting Energy or Catching Fire

Author: Abe Kruger
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April 30, 2012

Builders nationwide are installing more and more home fire sprinkler systems. Often the motivation for installation is the requirement in the 2009 International Residential Code (IRC) for automatic fire sprinkler systems in townhomes and one- and ... [continue reading]

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Money Well Spent: A Look at the Recovery Act's WAP Milestones

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March 01, 2012

From the beginning, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) was all about the numbers: $5 billion doled out to 50 states, the U.S. territories, and Indian tribes for three ... [continue reading]

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Does Replacing Toilet Fixtures Save Water?

Author: John Koeller
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January 03, 2012

Koeller and Company studied the water savings achieved with toilet fixture replacements in an urban apartment complex. [continue reading]

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Maryland Home Performance with Energy Star: Lessons to Share on Marketing and Rebates

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November 02, 2011

Maryland joined HPwES as a sponsor in late 2007. For four years the program has faced the challenge that every home performance contractor and utility program manager encounters... [continue reading]

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Accidentally Breaking a CFL - Is It Mayhem?

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November 02, 2011

Many media stories brought to the public's attention that fluorescent lights contain elemental mercury, which is a toxic metal. This raises a question about potential harm within your home and the homes of your ... [continue reading]

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Colorado Builders Learn to Speak German Standards

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November 02, 2011

Oakwood Homes, LLC, has been building Energy Star — certified houses since 2002. Through construction of their homes, they have been committed to educating construction managers and trade partners about house-as-a-system building science. Year by year, ... [continue reading]

Using Residential Solar Panels to Power Electric Cars

Rob Appelhof

Using Residential Solar Panels to Power Electric Cars

People are buying more electric cars than ever. According to the newsletter ARS Technica, in 2018 – the most-recent full year ...

EERE Success Story  Reducing the Energy Burden for Elderly and Homes that Previously Could Not Receive Weatherization Services

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EERE Success Story Reducing the Energy Burden for Elderly and Homes that Previously Could Not Receive Weatherization Services

Minnesota's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has made strides in reducing the energy burden and providing a healthier home environment for ...

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