Beyond Zero Energy in European Homes
Where is energy efficiency in buildings headed in Europe? Key trends in Germany, Europe's leading construction market, provide useful insight.
We go back, back, way back - to look at a home built in the Colonial style in 1928, as it undergoes a thoroughly modern retrofit. [continue reading]
In the midst of this century's first energy and housing crisis, we can learn a lot from the years following the Carter Presidency - no sweaters required. [continue reading]
On February 10th and 11th, the ACI and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) sponsored a meeting at PG&E’s Stockton, California training center. The purpose of the meeting was to ... [continue reading]
EnergyGauge, from the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), is one of only two software applications certified by the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) for producing HERS ratings for new and existing buildings. (The other, which ... [continue reading]
Energy production, its use and conservation, has been at the forefront of issues facing my generation, which came of age during the 1970s. Oil embargoes and rationed gas lines are my memories during that period. ... [continue reading]
Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...
Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...