In Gratitude to Bill Miller
Bill Miller was our interim Executive Director (ED) during the merger of Home Energy Magazine and Efficiency First with the Home Performance Coalition, later to become the Building Performance Association. During the approximately two-year transition, ...
Letters: May/June 2013
The Fracking Dividend, All Electric in New York, Bent or Straight Static-Pressure Probes?, and more. [continue reading]
Letters: March/April 2013
Do Demand-Controlled Pumps Save Energy Too? As I read the article about demand-controlled recirculating pumps (“Demand- Controlled Pumps: Sticker Shock Versus Value,” HE Sept/Oct ’12, p. 12), I was curious about where the ... [continue reading]
Letters: January/February 2013
Reader Questions Cost-Effectiveness of Weather Stripping Energy savings based on engineering models do not have a good track record for accuracy, tending to overestimate savings in real buildings. While the authors don’t explain ... [continue reading]
Letters: November/December 2012
Using Duct Testers In the July/Aug ’12 Home Energy there is an article on duct blasters (“Testing Duct Testers,” p. 4). There is a sentence in the article that states: “One approach ... [continue reading]
Letters: September/October 2012
In Memoriam: Carol Markell We are very sad to announce the sudden passing of our colleague, Carol Markell. Carol died unexpectedly but in the company of her closest friends. As Home Energy’s Advertising ... [continue reading]
Letters: July/August 2012
In Memoriam Bion Howard had been the Home Energy “Software Guru” and wrote regular columns about the use of software in home performance and renewable energy for close to ten years (see, for ... [continue reading]
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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
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