New and Notable: May/June 2013
Northwest Residential Energy Study Reveals Home Energy Usage Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), a nonprofit organization working to make area homes more energy efficient, has published the first two in a series of reports that ...
Green Building Can Be Both Efficient and Affordable After taking over an old photo album factory in Claremont, New Hampshire, Preferred Building Systems (PBS) retooled the facility to manufacture its custom energy-efficient homes. Though modular, ... [continue reading]
WaterSense WaterSense is an EPA partnership program that seeks to enhance the market for water-efficient homes, products, and services. WaterSense is both a label for homes and products and a resource to help people use ... [continue reading]
Rheem + Valley Electric Rheem Manufacturing Company, producers of residential and commercial heating, cooling, and water-heating products, joins the Valley Electric Association (VEA) to launch the largest domestic solar water heating (DSWH) program ever undertaken in ... [continue reading]
Caroma’s High-Efficiency Toilet Caroma has recently rolled out its Profile Smart toilet and integrated sink. Like all Caroma toilets, the Profile Smart is dual flush, using 1.28 gallons of water per flush (gpf) for ... [continue reading]
Rebuilding America’s Communities Every 80 minutes, another low-income family moves into a better place to live with the help of the Enterprise Foundation, a nonprofit group rebuilding homes, neighborhoods, and lives across the country. ... [continue reading]
Many people know that there are ways to save on your utility services, however there are plenty of people who ...
The Pumpkin Ridge Passive House is one of six super energy-efficient homes being highlighted this year by Northwest Energy Homes&...