Beyond Zero Energy in European Homes

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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.

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Evaluating Energy Use Feedback Devices

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July 01, 2008

Experience shows that occupant behavior can make all the difference when it comes to saving energy in homes. [continue reading]

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Green Production Building - Moving Ducts Inside

Author: Ryan Kerr
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May 01, 2008

Savvy builders can finance green features with the money homeowners would have spent on higher utility bills. [continue reading]

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Advanced Energy's SystemVision

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May 01, 2008

Advanced Energy is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based nonprofit serving as a North Carolina and national resource that focuses on industrial process technologies, motors and drives testing, and applied building science. Its facility houses state-of-the-art laboratories ... [continue reading]

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Engineering the Customer into the Solution

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May 01, 2008

Most conservation and demand-side management managers can agree that conserving energy is much more cost-effective than securing additional energy resources. Consequently, various innovative conservation and pricing strategies are being tested and adopted by utilities as ... [continue reading]

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Weatherization Tutoring for the Homeowner

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May 01, 2008

The key to a happy client is not just work that's done well, but work that involves the client's participation in the project. [continue reading]

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2007 Energy Bill a Mixed Bag

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March 09, 2008

It would be easy to think that the 2007 Energy Bill, signed by President Bush at the end of last year, was all about automotive fuel economy. The legislation that requires fleet wide average fuel economy ... [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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