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New and Notable: November/December 2013

NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ...

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New & Notable: September/October 2008

September 07, 2008

Book Review Krigger, John, and Chris Dorsi. The Homeowner’s Handbook to Energy Efficiency: A Guide to Big and Small Improvements. Helena, Montana: Saturn Resource Management, 2008. 256 pp., paper, $24.95. Web: “The ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: July/August 2008

July 01, 2008

Net Zero Energy and Carbon Neutral Buildings When it comes to global warming, there are few culprits with effects like the building industry. When it comes to cleaning up, no other industry has more solutions ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: May/June 2008

May 01, 2008

The USB Ecostrip Though we may turn off our lights, and lower our thermostats, the most energy-conscious of us are still inadvertently leaving our computers, DVD players, and other electronic devices on standby mode, even ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: January/February 2008

January 27, 2008

Toward a North American Building Performance Protocol [continue reading]


New and Notable: November/December 2007

November 21, 2007

Solar Hot Water Installation Opens [continue reading]


Book Reviews

November 04, 2007

Karlenzig, Warren. How Green Is Your City? Gabriola Island, B.C.:  New Society Publishers, 2007. 224 pp., paper, $22.95. [continue reading]

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