Living Better with Less Energy
At times, the solutions to our problems are hiding in plain sight. Sometimes the hardest part is taking the time to examine things that we assume don’t need to be examined. Consider my ...
What are the realistic energy savings that can be obtained in homes in a hot-humid climate? As part of U.S. DOE’s Building America Program, phased deep retrofit (PDR) project, the Florida Solar ... [continue reading]
This is the last article in a series of three that have summarized the design, construction, and performance of ten Northern California deep energy retrofits (DERs) that have been monitored by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (... [continue reading]
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shares in-depth end-use monitoring in four retrofit homes in Northern California. [continue reading]
A Case Study on Shadowbrook Townhomes in Harding, New Jersey [continue reading]
Case studies of three projects offer useful lessons for planning, implementing, and commissioning deep energy retrofits on wood-frame residential structures. [continue reading]
Construction can be a rewarding business, especially for startups. This especially so due to the ever-growing need for housing as ...
Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.