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    Fall 2019 Contributors

    Fall 2019 Contributors

    Bill Eckman “Seeing the Possibilities with the Water-Energy Nexus” Bill says that integrating water use into our home performance analysis won't save ...
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    Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

    Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

    By Rick Karg

    It is not unusual for California to be first and unique. Just one year after the 1973 oil embargo exposed this country’s reliance ...
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    Measuring the Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs

    Measuring the Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs

    By Ronald R. Denson Jr. and Sara Hayes

    Scores of programs in the United States and abroad have the goal of saving energy and improving human health. Programs commonly address exposure to ...
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    New Study Dispels Myth That Leaks In Interior Ductwork Do Not Contribute to Home Energy Loss

    New Study Dispels Myth That Leaks In Interior Ductwork Do Not Contribute to Home Energy Loss

    By Brad Brenner

    February 26, 2018 – Comfort Institute today released finding from a new study that ...
    How We Turned Our House into a Giant Foam Box, Part I by Wen Lee

    How We Turned Our House into a Giant Foam Box, Part I by Wen Lee

    By Leslie Jackson

    Chris Stratton and Wen Lee are a husband-and-wife team living in the Los Angeles area who are DIY ...
    From Philly to DC: Join Us on Capitol Hill

    From Philly to DC: Join Us on Capitol Hill

    By Keith Aldridge

    By now you have probably heard – as part of this year’s HPC National Home Performance ...
    Home Performance Coalition Calls on Congress to Support Federal Energy Efficiency Programs

    Home Performance Coalition Calls on Congress to Support Federal Energy Efficiency Programs

    By Jim Gunshinan

    February 12, 2018 - Washington DC – Today, President Trump released his budget for ...
     
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