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 ...
Europe Pushing Forward Again, Guaranteed Low Energy Bills, Steel Framing Gets Warmer, Cow Energy, Good Wood on the Wires, HRVs: Inherently Balanced?, Proper Duct Insulation Is ..., Must Sell kWh, Starry-Eyed Boilers, Driving Caulk up the Wall, French Appliances Revealed, Time to Save Money [continue reading]
Termites Find a Home Under the Foam, Having It Three Ways, Volunteers Pay for Power from Sun, Energy Interactivity Elicits Industry Interest [continue reading]
"Ozone-Friendly" Fridges?, Radiant Barriers Test Well, Vent-Free Heater Claims Debunked, Habitat for Humanity (and Other Species) [continue reading]
The Lumens Are Growing, EEMs Expand Nationwide, Linear Power Supply Gains High Efficiency, Salts in the Attic Insulate, Blower Door Controller Gets Automated [continue reading]
Air Source Heat Pump Immune to Cold, Call for Committee Members, Straw into Walls, Insulating Steel Studs, Fallen Buildings Recycled, Northwest Utilities Subsidize CFLs, U.S. Residential Energy Use Rising, Public Review for Regional Energy Strategy [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) ...