July/August 2014 Letters: July/August 2014
Do Thermostats Now Rule? Household feedback, monitoring, and control devices have always been problematic because of the behavior of users. Meier is correct about smart meters; utilities, state regulators, and privacy advocates have stymied the ...
Per Bedroom Opinion Momentum is growing in the effort to evaluate energy use in buildings, and develop a ranking or scoring system for all new and existing buildings. Sadly, the most worrying trend in residential ... [continue reading]
Shower Faucets Frustration I am in the energy contracting and consulting business and just built my own home. Needless to say, it is very efficient and very green, including solar hot water. I learned a ... [continue reading]
How Tight Is a Passive House? I love your magazine and Web site. You inform me about cutting edge technology for advising, building, and renovating—backed up by tests and studies—it isn&... [continue reading]
Where’s the High-Density Foam? I was looking over your article in the Nov/Dec ’08 issue (“The Long Island Green Homes Program,” p. 6) and noticed that the description of the picture ... [continue reading]
Not Too Steamed Regarding the article “Naturally Circulating Hot Water Systems” (Sept/Oct ’08, p. 6), I think Mr. Greenberg’s response is fine as far as it went, but there’s ... [continue reading]
People often avoid ventilating rooms during the cold season to avoid loss of heat. But this, the German Energy Agency (...
EcoFactor recently announced third-party measurement and verification results from its deployment of NV Energy’s mPowered residential integrated demand ...