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New and Notable: November/December 2013

NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ...

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New and Notable: November/December 2011

November 02, 2011

A Citizen's Guide to Green Most of us have wondered if a new development in our community was a good idea, whether it was environmentally friendly, or whether or not we should support it. ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: September/October 2011

September 04, 2011

DVRs: Home Energy Vampires, Pellet Heating in Germany, Healthy Homes Leader Awards, Century Club Winners Announced [continue reading]


New and Notable: July/August 2011

July 01, 2011

Labeling for a Cause A new energy label has taken effect for refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, and TV sets in the European Union (EU) countries. It retains the distinctive design and classification of products ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: May/June 2011

May 01, 2011

A Common Knowledge It’s not easy to tell how energy efficient your home is—well, it didn’t used to be. Making it easier is the newfound partnership between PulteGroup, Incorporated, ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: March/April 2011

March 06, 2011

Kevin Rowell (in brown shirt, upper left) leads a bamboo workshop. (Dakotah Bertsch) Haiti—One Year Out As the January anniversary of the 7 moment magnitude earthquake came and went, leaders of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: January/February 2011

January 05, 2011

Figure 1. Homeowners will get a score along with recommendations for upgrades How to Score Points by Simplifying Complexity On November 9, 2010, Vice President Biden launched the Home Energy Score program and announced the release of new ... [continue reading]

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