A/C in the Southeast, Part 2: The Best Way to Cool Homes in Humid Climates?
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A mountain of data leads to an unusual conclusion - sometimes bigger is not so bad. [continue reading]
If CFLs decrease cooling loads compared to incandescents, but increase heating loads, do they save energy overall? [continue reading]
During the heating and cooling seasons of 2002ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“2003, the Canadian Centre for Housing Technology (CCHT) ran a series of trials to determine actual energy savings from thermostat setback and setforward. [continue reading]
Anyone interested in the latest earth-friendly heating, cooling, appliance, and other home energy technologies should check out the Solar Decathlon, a biennial event sponsored by DOE that invites teams from colleges and universities around the ... [continue reading]
The state of California has decided to resolve it's peak-power problem with the help of programmable, communicating thermostats (PCTs). [continue reading]
Madison Gas and Electric's goal was simply to give its customers a sense of the range of electricity and gas costs across a variety of larger multifamily properties. [continue reading]
Correcting pressure imbalances in your HVAC system can result in a healthier, more efficient home. [continue reading]
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