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 ...
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: www.homeownershandbook.biz. “The ... [continue reading]
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]
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]
Toward a North American Building Performance Protocol [continue reading]
Solar Hot Water Installation Opens [continue reading]
While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...
Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...