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Near Net Zero Energy House

Author: Wendy Forbes
November 06, 2008

Results are in for a full year of energy generation and use at the Near Net Zero Energy house, in Colrain, Massachusetts, developed and built by Rural Development, Incorporated, (RDI) of Turners Falls, Massachusetts (see &... [continue reading]

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Fixing California's Existing Homes

Author: Steve Mann
November 06, 2008

In 1999, California adopted the first phase of its HERS program. Unlike HERS programs in the rest of the country, which generally focus on whole-house analysis, the California program focuses on field verification and testing of ... [continue reading]

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First U.S. Retrofit to Passive House Standards

November 06, 2008

A San Francisco Bay Area row house is launched to a high standard of whole-house performance, comfort, and beauty. [continue reading]

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Window Labels: Missing in Action

September 07, 2008

Thermal certification field labeling is simple, and inexpensive, when a knowledgeable representative from the window manufacturer is involved. [continue reading]

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Mining Platinum in Arizona

Author: Don Joslin
September 07, 2008

Platinum certification is the highest green-rating achievable in the LEED for Homes program. This means a net zero energy, net zero carbon and net zero water home that is comfortable, healthy, beautiful, and sustainable. [continue reading]

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Swimming Pools Get Greener

Author: Jeff Farlow
September 07, 2008

Technology innovations proven to reduce energy consumption and environmental impacts in other industries are now gaining acceptance in the U.S. pool-building industry. Variable-frequency drive technology, widely adopted in other industries that demand hydraulic efficiency, ... [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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