Mind the Gap: Summary of Window Residential Retrofit Solutions

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Mind the Gap: Summary of Window Residential Retrofit Solutions

Improving the insulation, solar heat gain, and infiltration characteristics of windows can significantly improve overall thermal performance by reducing heat transfer through the window and by decreasing air leakage into and out of a home. ...

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Sizing Up Skylights

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November 01, 1993

Skylights, like windows, are distinctive features of homes that greatly influence their aesthetics. [continue reading]

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Out The Window with U-Guessed-It Values

Author: Jim Obst
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July 01, 1993

Thermal performance in a window is expressed as a "U-value," a measure of heat transfer through it--the greater the heat loss, the higher the U-value. [continue reading]

BPA Urges Congress to Advance Energy Efficiency in Buildings to Address the Climate Crisis

Kara Saul Rinaldi

BPA Urges Congress to Advance Energy Efficiency in Buildings to Address the Climate Crisis

The Building Performance Association Urges Congress to Advance Energy Efficiency in Buildings to Address the Climate Crisis, Create Jobs, and ...

What Contractors Wish Homeowners Knew About Building or Renovating a Home

Megan Ray Nichols

What Contractors Wish Homeowners Knew About Building or Renovating a Home

Most homeowners don't know what goes into the planning and construction of a house. And the rise of home improvement ...

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