A version of this article appears in the July/August 2009 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
July 01, 2009
Per Bedroom Opinion Momentum is growing in the effort to evaluate energy use in buildings, and develop a ranking or scoring system for all new and existing buildings. Sadly, the most worrying trend in residential energy is one that cannot be reversed with the current crop of labeling and scoring schemes. At worst, the favored metric could reward or encourage those who are merrily leading us down the road paved with good intentions.
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