Weather-Stripping Windows with V-Strip

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Weather-Stripping Windows with V-Strip

An in-depth window study on six homes compares the effectiveness of plastic vs. metal weatherstripping.

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Window Strategies In the Southwest

Author: Larry Kinney
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January 01, 2005

Choosing fenestration strategies matched to climate and facade can substantially improve a home's energy performance and the comfort of its occupants in all seasons. [continue reading]

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Closed Crawlspaces Do Double Duty

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January 01, 2005

A field demonstration project in North Carolina shows that this robust moisture control method also offers significant energy savings. [continue reading]

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Raise the Roof?

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January 01, 2005

The King County Housing Authority adds insulation and slope while removing ventilation to make a more energy-efficient and durable roof. [continue reading]

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Tighten Up Your Advice About Air Sealing

Author: Mark Newey
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January 01, 2005

A green building program manager has found that combining prescriptive and performance standards yields better air sealing practices. [continue reading]

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Air Leakage Control: The Devil's in the Details

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January 01, 2005

Avoid dread customer callbacks - due to drafty new houses, moisture problems, and high energy bills - by air sealing properly. [continue reading]

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Improving Attic Thermal Performance

Author: Danny Parker
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November 01, 2004

With metal roofing systems becoming more popular for new construction and retrofits, the Florida Solar Energy Center wanted to learn more about these roofing systems and their effect on thermal performance. [continue reading]

Unlocking the Power of Grey Water

Rob Nicely

Unlocking the Power of Grey Water

Along with this blog, Carmel Building & Design is introducing the first in a series of videos that ...

Home Energy's Canadian Correspondent

Shawna Henderson

Home Energy's Canadian Correspondent

Shawna Henderson, reporting from way out here on the edge of the world. Well, from Nova Scotia, Canada, just outside ...

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