Theresa Gilbride is an researcher at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where they support Building America for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Asdal Builders achieved an 80% reduction in energy use in an existing home without sacrificing the comfort of the occupants. [continue reading]
Soon all Habitat homes will meet Energy Star standards. A Habitat affiliate in Florida is already exceeding Energy Star standards in some of its new homes. [continue reading]
The depressed new home market is providing a challenge - and an opportunity - for home builders considering entering the retrofit market. [continue reading]
“It can’t be done.” Those words were enough to motivate building science educator and consultant Tom Fullam of Vassalboro, Maine, to build his first high-performance house. The home achieved a HERS ... [continue reading]
Building codes have really motivated builders to increase the energy efficiency of new homes in recent years. But as quickly as the codes are changing, new products are coming to the market even faster. Sometimes ... [continue reading]
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