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  • The Formaldehyde Threat

    Keeping healthy indoor air quality was as important in 1984 as it is today. Unfortunately, formaldehyde is still a threat to homeowners.

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    Waterbed Energy Use

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    What's New with Manometers?

    What's New with Manometers?

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    Reflective-Insulation and Radiant-Barrier Systems

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    A reflective-insulation system consists of a low-e surface, like aluminum, which is installed facing an enclosed air space. Enclosed air typically has an R-value ...
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    DOE's Challenge Home

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    Although our federal government is notorious for bad decision making (or no decision making), sometimes it does good work. One example is Energy Star. ...
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    Book Review: Multi Family Weatherization Resource Guide

    Book Review: Multi Family Weatherization Resource Guide

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    Multi Family Weatherization Resource Guide by the Association for Energy Affordability, Inc., 2012, New York is a ...
    Old World Solutions for Amazingly Efficient Modern HVAC Alternatives

    Old World Solutions for Amazingly Efficient Modern HVAC Alternatives

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    I’m anything but a Luddite (I suppose I wouldn’t be writing an article for ...
    ACI California Home Performance Conference: Mind the Gap

    ACI California Home Performance Conference: Mind the Gap

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    ACI hosted its Regional Home Performance Conference (#acica13) in La Jolla, Calif. earlier this week for approximately 200 attendees ...
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    Report on Whole House Ratings in California

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