New and Notable: November/December 2013
NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ...
Consumer's Union Rates HEPA Vacuums, Roofing & Siding, Deciding on Siding, Solar Financing Through Suppliers, Are Efficient Homes Too Tight?, Partial Fuel Switch for Multifamily [continue reading]
Moisture vs. House Wrap: The Final Conflict, Passing on Demand-Side Management, Joint Meter Reading?, At Last, New Fridge Standards, ARI Cool on Climate Change, Bad Simulations, Good Savings [continue reading]
Duct Tape: On Again, Now That's Radiant Heating, Las Vegas Greens the Desert, Conservation and the Bottom Line, Home Metal Halide, CO Detectors Rated, BEERS Goes Private, Becomes FEG, HVAC Motors Become Variable, ACCA Goes to War, What to Take to a Desert Heat Island [continue reading]
Efficiency Going Mobile, Filtering the Filters, Do-Net-Yourself Energy Auditing, The Heat Pumps Are Coming, Polyiso Sheathing--Cheap and Efficient, Basement Efficiency Wins in Iowa, Air Conditioners Sprout Like Mushrooms [continue reading]
CFLs Go Big-Time, Multifamily Money, Michiganders Sue over Flues, Manufactured Homes Get Inefficient, Icynene: Not a Vapor Retarder, Indiana DSM Grows Like Cornstalks, Termites Chew Through Energy Code [continue reading]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...