Not Fade Away

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Not Fade Away

Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has kept this publication in print for—gasp!—35 years, our ...

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Vi Rapp: Reducing the Risks of Carbon Monoxide

Author: Tom White
February 28, 2015

Vi Rapp spoke at Build It Green’s 2014 Healthy Homes Conference in Berkeley, Calif. Tom White, Home Energy publisher, spoke with her to clear up misconceptions about combustion safety. Tom White: How does carbon ... [continue reading]

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What's Reasonable Versus What's Heroic

January 01, 2015

Ann Edminster, M.Arch, LEED AP, is a recognized international expert on green-home design and a principal developer of the LEED for Homes rating system. She travels widely and consults with builders, homeowners, developers, design ... [continue reading]

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Help Us Over the Hump

October 31, 2014

This may blow up A carefully constructed image I’ve created of myself as a committed energy geek, but the truth is that when my wife, Michele, and I signed on to the Energy ... [continue reading]

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A Personal Retrospective Look at WAP

Author: Bob Scott
September 04, 2014

During the energy crisis of the 1970s, Congress realized that low-income households were particularly vulnerable to the rapidly increasing and fluctuating oil prices; they lived in homes that were energy inefficient, but were least able ... [continue reading]

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The Back Porch: Detroit Rises from the Ashes

Author: Tom White
July 02, 2014

On the flight home from ACI’s 2014 National Home Performance Conference, I read Charlie LeDuff’s Detroit: An American Autopsy. It’s a gritty, sad story about the decline of one the ... [continue reading]

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My Home Energy Audit

Author: Bill Spohn
May 01, 2014

Early this year, the owners at TruTech Tools voted to contribute toward an energy audit for all employee homes. Since I have been talking the energy talk for years, I finally bit the bullet and ... [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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