Seeing the Possibilities with the Water-Energy Nexus

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Seeing the Possibilities with the Water-Energy Nexus

As building performance professionals, we see the world differently than most people. We see the interconnections between west-facing glass and occupant comfort, hidden airflow and insulation performance. Thanks to that ability to see things differently, ...

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Alaska's Largest Solar-Thermal System - a Model for Multiresidential Use

Author: Todd Hoener
April 30, 2014

The Denali Education Center campus in Alaska gives a solar water-heating system a try. Here are some lessons learned. [continue reading]

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Case Study: SHARC Sewage Heat Recovery System

April 30, 2014

SHARC stands for sewer heat recovery, and the system has been proven effective in the apartments and common areas for residents of the Seven35 Building in North Vancouver, British Columbia. [continue reading]

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Waterbed Energy Use

December 30, 2013

The Economics of Making Your Bed [continue reading]

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The California Single-Family Home Water Use Efficiency Study

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March 01, 2013

This article deals with a simple subject: how water is used in single-family homes in California. This topic has important consequences for the future of the state of California. The state’s official goal ... [continue reading]

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What's New in Water Heating?

September 02, 2012

State-of-the-art heat pump water heaters join the scene. [continue reading]

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Editorial: The Rising Cost of Water

Author: Alan Meier
August 29, 2012

Using It and Flushing It [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Jim Gunshinan

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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