Editorial: Water Conservation

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Editorial: Water Conservation

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Notes from Abroad

Author: Alan Meier
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January 01, 1996

I just returned from three weeks in Western Europe, Scandinavia, and Japan. Residential energy use remains important in these countries, but in surprisingly different ways, and for different reasons. And energy is being saved in characteristically un-American ways. [continue reading]

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Moisture and Energy Conservation

Author: Alan Meier
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November 01, 1995

Several articles in this issue deal with the vexing problem of moisture in homes. Excessive moisture is, at best, a nuisance and, at worst, the source of catastrophic building failures. [continue reading]

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Is Half a Billion Enough?

Author: Alan Meier
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September 01, 1995

As this issue goes to press, Congress is wrestling with the budget for energy efficiency. This covers a wide range of activities, from basic research into new materials and technologies that save energy to low-income weatherization and dissemination of information to consumers. [continue reading]

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The Need to Measure Energy Savings

Author: Alan Meier
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July 01, 1995

One of the more perplexing challenges in the conservation business is measuring energy savings from a retrofit. [continue reading]

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Hey Newt, Here Are Some Orphans With Potential

Author: Alan Meier
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May 01, 1995

Most of us remember the glory days of solar energy, when solar collectors were going to solve the energy crisis, oil shortage, and all our environmental problems. [continue reading]

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http://www.eren.doe.gov/

Author: Alan Meier
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March 01, 1995

The title of this editorial is probably recognizable to only a small percentage of Home Energy's readers, but after reading "Home Energy on the Internet," (page 41), you can begin to understand a little more about what the so-called information superhighway currently offers to those involved in energy efficiency. [continue reading]

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

Mariel Wolfson

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Carl Taylor

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...

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