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 ...
DOE Withdraws Tighter Water Heater Standard, A Window as Thick as a Wall, Twin-Coated Glazings, Good News and Bad for Efficient Washers, NCAT Launches Clearinghouse for Multifamily Administrators, DOE Pushes Setback T-stats, A More Efficient Fridge, Arizona a Holdout for CFCs [continue reading]
Insulation for Concrete Blocks, More Energy Star Products, Publicity for EEMs, RESNET Seeks to Develop HERS Nationwide, CFLs Get Dimmer, CO Detectors Not Created Equal, Occupants Need Less Fresh Air? [continue reading]
What This Country Needs Is an Efficient Small Refrigerator, Steel-Framing Do's and Duds, No-Itch Insulation, A CFL for All Seasons [continue reading]
Education Savings Persist, Washer Manufacturers Get Horizontal, A Washer That Dries, Increasing Dishwasher IQ, PV Water Heater, Is Your Furnace Running?, IRS Ruling on DSM Inconclusive, Legionella in Water Heaters, Disaster-Proof Homes, Hookup Fee for Energy-Guzzling Homes, Hybrid Ballast Extends CFL Life, Energy Software for Architects, Fountain of Youth for Water Heaters [continue reading]
A "Dimmable" Fluorescent Light?, DOE Unveils "Revolutionary" Lighting System, Energy Labels for Doors, Minnesota's New Energy Code, Yellow Stickers in Hot Water?, Getting NEATer, Programmable Systems Spread, Advances in Straw-Bale Construction, Some Ground-Source Heat Pumps Don't Deliver, Is Duct-Cleaning Worth It?, California's Graywater Standards [continue reading]
You probably never considered the power consumption of those Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter outlets (fondly known as GFCIs) in bathrooms, kitchens, ...
The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and Pearl Certification are now collaborating to ensure that the Home Energy Rating System (...