Contributors: November/December 2014
Sean Bleything “Behavior Change Requires a Human Touch” While writing this month’s article, Bleything learned that “in order to motivate and inspire homeowners to save energy, there needs to be ...
Peak Question I have a question regarding your article about inline or instant gas-fired water heaters (“Tankless Option Improving,” July/Aug ’05, p.18). Inline or instant gas-fired water heaters have a gas input ... [continue reading]
Crawlspace Conundrum In his column,“Crawlspace Conundrum” (May/June ’05, p. 8), Brad Turk gave a solution for an arid climate but not a green-grass climate. Exhausting air from the crawlspace will load the ... [continue reading]
With HVAC, Size Does Matter I have been facing the HVAC-sizing problem for my new house on the central Gulf Coast of Texas for some time now. I had a Manual J run by an ... [continue reading]
HVAC Duct Sizing Method Debate, Oversized Boiler in Earthen Home? [continue reading]
Guarantee Gets Attention, Star Status for Blower Doors?, Time's Arrow Pricks the Rule of Thumb [continue reading]
I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced the release of a new online simulation tool that provides free, targeted ...