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]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...