Health and Safety Investments to Increase Energy-Saving Opportunities
Many low-income energy use reduction programs are facing increasing challenges serving customers, due to the prevalence of health and safety problems that prevent major measures from being installed. Because there are serious problems in the ...
In 2010, DOE set out to develop a reliable, low-cost “mpg for homes” that could rapidly penetrate the existing-homes market. Although ratings were available for a growing percentage of new homes, few existing homes ... [continue reading]
The year 1973 was an important one in the history of energy efficiency. Due to the OPEC oil embargo, heating fuel was scarce and costly. President Nixon asked all Americans to lower their thermostats to 68°... [continue reading]
A History of Energy-Efficient Housing in the United States [continue reading]
Even the smallest, simplest homes are hard to air seal to Passive House standards. [continue reading]
Where is energy efficiency in buildings headed in Europe? Key trends in Germany, Europe's leading construction market, provide useful insight. [continue reading]
People across the nation are seeking new ways to save energy, reduce bills, and increase comfort in their homes. Utilities, consumer organizations, and home energy service providers are poised to answer that call, using next-generation ... [continue reading]
(This "EERE Success Story" is one of a series of posts from DOE's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office. See ...
When my fifteen-year-old son returned with a concert ticket in one hand and cash in the other, that’s ...