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 ...
Affordable and Green in New Jersey [continue reading]
43 Water (Costs) Rising; Universal Design, Managing Renewables, and More! [continue reading]
Residential and Commercial Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives After five years of struggle, Congress last summer enacted comprehensive energy legislation.The focus of the legislation is on development of oil, gas, and nuclear sources of energy. ... [continue reading]
NYC Affordable Housing Now More Efficient New York City will soon feel a little cozier, not to mention a little more affordable, thanks to energy efficiency upgrades in approximately 5,000 affordable housing units. The High-Performance Housing ... [continue reading]
Energy Star Hits the Roof, Florida Utilities Ramp Up Energy Efficiency and Renewables, Which Washer Is the Wisest Choice?, Appliance Standard Updates Overdue, WAP Funds Restored, Energy Research Falling Worldwide [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) ...