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    Not Fade Away

    By Leslie Jackson

    Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has ...
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    Climate House: Passive House as an Opportunity

    Climate House: Passive House as an Opportunity

    By Andreas Benzing

    Designing a new building in a flood zone can be a rigorous challenge but also an opportunity. In New York, Superstorm Sandy left behind ...
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    Build Your Own Code

    Build Your Own Code

    By Duane Jonlin

    Nobody likes energy codes. This unfortunate fact maintains my popularity ratings, as a writer and enforcer of energy codes, down in the low single ...
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    Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades

    Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades

    By Cory Chovanec

    Completing weatherization and home performance upgrades can be dirty work. Add the challenges of being in occupied homes, and you have one of the ...
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    Erratum

    Erratum

    By Jim Gunshinan

    Author Cory Chovanec, from Slipstream, Incorporated, pointed this out, regarding the cover photo for the Winter 2019 Home Energy:
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    HVAC Industry Trends: 7 Things Every Contractor Should Know

    By Kristina Frunze

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    Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

    Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

    By Laurie Stone

    Lack of affordable housing and energy burdens plague many people and communities. Cities throughout the United States are ...
    Decarbonizing Buildings for All

    Decarbonizing Buildings for All

    By Laurie Stone

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