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Bigger is Not Better: Sizing Air Conditioners Properly

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May 01, 1995

A colleague of ours (we will call him Bill) approached us at a conference seeking advice on selecting an air conditioner for his renovated home. Our recommendations included, "Be sure that the cooling load is calculated and that the air conditioner is sized to that load." [continue reading]

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CONSERVATION CLIPS: May/June 1995

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May 01, 1995

Education Savings Persist, Washer Manufacturers Get Horizontal, A Washer That Dries, Increasing Dishwasher IQ, PV Water Heater, Is Your Furnace Running?, IRS Ruling on DSM Inconclusive, Legionella in Water Heaters, Disaster-Proof Homes, Hookup Fee for Energy-Guzzling Homes, Hybrid Ballast Extends CFL Life, Energy Software for Architects, Fountain of Youth for Water Heaters [continue reading]

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LETTERS: July/August 1995

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July 01, 1995

Energy Prices Are Down, A/C Sizing Resource, More on Ventilating Attics, Suicide in Sendai [continue reading]

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Advancing the Art of PRISM Analysis

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July 01, 1995

Since the original version of PRISMÃ(PRInceton Scorekeeping Method, developed and copyrighted by Princeton University) was released in 1986, it has been used by utilities, private companies, government agencies, and universities to estimate energy savings from conservation programs. [continue reading]

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Urethane Foams and Air Leakage Control

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July 01, 1995

Urethane foams can make a major contribution to improving the energy efficiency of buildings when they are used as an air leakage control material or as a component of an air barrier system. [continue reading]

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CONSERVATION CLIPS: July/August 1995

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July 01, 1995

What This Country Needs Is an Efficient Small Refrigerator, Steel-Framing Do's and Duds, No-Itch Insulation, A CFL for All Seasons [continue reading]

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LETTERS: September/October 1995

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September 01, 1995

Air Tighten with Care, Closet Reasons to Install CFLs [continue reading]

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To Russia With Blower Doors

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September 01, 1995

Russia may soon be the scene of one of the world's largest building energy retrofit projects, designed by the Russian government with support from the World Bank and other agencies. [continue reading]

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