July/August 2014 Letters: July/August 2014
Do Thermostats Now Rule? Household feedback, monitoring, and control devices have always been problematic because of the behavior of users. Meier is correct about smart meters; utilities, state regulators, and privacy advocates have stymied the ...
HE Heat Pump Bias?, Invading Ants Go for the Foam, Showerhead Scores [continue reading]
Sealing and Wet-Spray Insulation, The Last Straw, Heat Pumps and Temperature Controls [continue reading]
Wet-Spray Cellulose Quandary, Making Sense of Heat Ratios [continue reading]
Heat Pump Comparison Flawed?, Give Heat Pumps Their Day in the Sun, Zebra Moisture Mystery, Reflections on White Roofs, Insulating Floor Trusses, Ceilings and Roofs: Reprise, Pilot Lights Use More Energy [continue reading]
Flue Season, Structural Tyvek? Really, It Works!, High Voltage, Long Life, Low Efficiency. [continue reading]
Here are the final numbers for my Energy Upgrade California home retrofit. Table 1. Air Leakage (CFM50) Test-in air ...
The net-zero energy test house at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in suburban Washington, D.C., not ...