California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned
The potential for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through retrofitting existing homes offers major incentives for future work.
Case studies of three projects offer useful lessons for planning, implementing, and commissioning deep energy retrofits on wood-frame residential structures. [continue reading]
What do you get when you cross a deep energy retrofit with an 1880s Victorian-style home? [continue reading]
Rebuilding a historic New Orleans neighborhood encourages consumer demand for energy efficiency services. [continue reading]
Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy and launched the Home Energy Squad to help homeowners make snap, yet sound, decisions when it comes to saving energy. [continue reading]
Inspired by Vice President Joe Biden’s vision to expand job opportunities and make residential buildings more energy efficient, the Recovery Through Retrofit Workforce Working Group has developed and released the Workforce Guidelines for ... [continue reading]
Smart building design and construction professionals know that a building is more than a sum of its parts—it&...
I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...