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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 ...

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Florida's Phased Deep Retrofit Project

October 31, 2013

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]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 3: Gathering Data

July 01, 2013

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]

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Weatherize Murray City

February 28, 2013

A Rural Community Revitalization Approach [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 2

February 27, 2013

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shares in-depth end-use monitoring in four retrofit homes in Northern California. [continue reading]

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Comfort to the Ninth Degree

February 26, 2013

Advancing Retrofits in Georgia [continue reading]

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Exterior Air Sealing

Author: Bill Asdal
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January 02, 2013

A Case Study on Shadowbrook Townhomes in Harding, New Jersey [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofits

January 02, 2013

Case studies of three projects offer useful lessons for planning, implementing, and commissioning deep energy retrofits on wood-frame residential structures. [continue reading]

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Green Dreamin'

Author: Lee Chilcote
July 02, 2012

What do you get when you cross a deep energy retrofit with an 1880s Victorian-style home? [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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