Letters: May/June 2013
The Fracking Dividend, All Electric in New York, Bent or Straight Static-Pressure Probes?, and more.
Should Energy Source Matter in Home Energy Auditing? In the context of home energy auditing, the Home Energy Score can be very misleading since it is based on "source energy," which severely penalizes electrical energy ... [continue reading]
Diagnosing an IAQ Problem I read about the problem of a reader in the Jan/Feb ’12 Home Energy (“Diagnosing an IAQ Problem,” p. 3). I also read Tamasin Sterner’s reply. I ... [continue reading]
Diagnosing an IAQ Problem I read your article in Home Energy and thought I would try to contact you about a problem ("Safe Air at Home" Sept/Oct '11, p. 6). I had a contractor (not ... [continue reading]
Remembering Darin Hughes The home performance community lost a star when Darin Hughes, the founder of HughesCo, Incorporated, died of apparent cardiac arrest at his home in Grand Island, New York, on August 24. He was ... [continue reading]
Passive House No Magic Bullet I attended the North American Passive House Conference in Portland last year and am generally a supporter of the Passive House program. However, I have a problem with how the ... [continue reading]
Many people know that there are ways to save on your utility services, however there are plenty of people who ...
The Pumpkin Ridge Passive House is one of six super energy-efficient homes being highlighted this year by Northwest Energy Homes&...