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A Radiant Barrier in Winter? Thanks for the informative article (“Reflective-Insulation and Radiant-Barrier Systems,” HE Jan/Feb ’14, web only). I have a question. I live in Palm Springs and would like this ...

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Letters: March/April 2011

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March 01, 2011

Combustion Appliance Zone Signs of a sick water heater. (Pure Energy) I saw your recent article on combustion safety (“Combustion Appliance Testing: Why, How, When?” Nov/Dec ’10, p. 38). I think I have ... [continue reading]

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Letters: January/February 2011

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January 03, 2011

Defending Energy Recovery Ventilators Max Sherman’s editorial “ERVs Get the Yellow Flag” (Sept/Oct ’10, p. 2) makes a number of credible points. Energy-efficient ventilation makes sense in tight houses. Source control ... [continue reading]

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Letters: November/December 2010

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November 03, 2010

Factor 9 Home Not a Lab Experiment My family and I built and live in the Factor 9 home you covered in your last issue (see “Monitoring Results for the Factor 9 Home,” HE Sept/Oct &... [continue reading]

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Letters: September/October 2010

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September 01, 2010

Refrigerator Energy Bite What is the average cost of energy to run an average size refrigerator? I’m asking the question for my 90-year-old dad, Chuck Johnson, in Livingston, Texas.  Carol Bomben Eden ... [continue reading]

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Letters: July/August 2010

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July 01, 2010

An Open Letter to the Weatherization Community I just returned from the national ACI conference in Austin, Texas. What a fantastic experience. I met so many wonderful people and gained so much knowledge in such ... [continue reading]

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Letters: May/June 2010

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Home Energy Yardstick In the January/February 2010 article “Energy Labeling and Energy Billing Analysis”, the authors note, “more than one-third of all homes will have energy use attributes that differ by more ... [continue reading]

Equipment Lease Program Lowers Hurdles for Cincinnati Contractors

Danielle Sass Byrnett

Equipment Lease Program Lowers Hurdles for Cincinnati Contractors

The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partner—...

Energy Education Data Jam 2014

Linda Silverman

Energy Education Data Jam 2014

Shortly after taking office in 2009, President Obama launched the Open Government Initiative, an effort to increase transparency, participation, and ...

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