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 ...
DOE Withdraws Tighter Water Heater Standard, A Window as Thick as a Wall, Twin-Coated Glazings, Good News and Bad for Efficient Washers, NCAT Launches Clearinghouse for Multifamily Administrators, DOE Pushes Setback T-stats, A More Efficient Fridge, Arizona a Holdout for CFCs [continue reading]
Insulation for Concrete Blocks, More Energy Star Products, Publicity for EEMs, RESNET Seeks to Develop HERS Nationwide, CFLs Get Dimmer, CO Detectors Not Created Equal, Occupants Need Less Fresh Air? [continue reading]
What This Country Needs Is an Efficient Small Refrigerator, Steel-Framing Do's and Duds, No-Itch Insulation, A CFL for All Seasons [continue reading]
Education Savings Persist, Washer Manufacturers Get Horizontal, A Washer That Dries, Increasing Dishwasher IQ, PV Water Heater, Is Your Furnace Running?, IRS Ruling on DSM Inconclusive, Legionella in Water Heaters, Disaster-Proof Homes, Hookup Fee for Energy-Guzzling Homes, Hybrid Ballast Extends CFL Life, Energy Software for Architects, Fountain of Youth for Water Heaters [continue reading]
A "Dimmable" Fluorescent Light?, DOE Unveils "Revolutionary" Lighting System, Energy Labels for Doors, Minnesota's New Energy Code, Yellow Stickers in Hot Water?, Getting NEATer, Programmable Systems Spread, Advances in Straw-Bale Construction, Some Ground-Source Heat Pumps Don't Deliver, Is Duct-Cleaning Worth It?, California's Graywater Standards [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) ...