New and Notable: May/June 2013
Northwest Residential Energy Study Reveals Home Energy Usage Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), a nonprofit organization working to make area homes more energy efficient, has published the first two in a series of reports that ...
Toward a North American Building Performance Protocol [continue reading]
Solar Hot Water Installation Opens [continue reading]
Karlenzig, Warren. How Green Is Your City? Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers, 2007. 224 pp., paper, $22.95. [continue reading]
A new interest in energy efficiency helps account for the recent revival of natural building. A passive-solar building with earth-plastered straw-bale walls is simultaneously structure, insulation, and mass. The use of local, minimally processed materials ... [continue reading]
Mainstream GreenHome Cherokee Investment Partners, which has previously worked in brownfield restoration, is expanding into the field of green home building. The company currently has a demonstration house, called the Mainstream GreenHome, under construction near ... [continue reading]
Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT) re-introduced the Home Owners Managing Energy Savings (HOMES) Act, H.R. 2127, yesterday ...
When Steve Mann (of Home Energy Services) asks you to come along for the first blower door testing in a ...