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 ...
Electric Lawn Mowers, Spinning Both Ways, Spinning Both Ways, Utilities Share DSM Resources, Recessed Lighting Fixtures, Stricter Appliance Efficiency Standards?, Gas Ovens and Ranges, Yellow Energy Labels for Homes, Straw-Based Structural Panels [continue reading]
Air-Tight Deaths Spark Saskatchewan Probe, Utilities Moving Off the Grid, Home-Scale Hydro, Controlling Moisture in Crawlspaces, Redesigning Fluorescents, Building with Resource Efficiency, The White House "Greening" Plan, Stress Test Panels Prevail [continue reading]
Housewraps, Continuous Gas Furnace, New E-E, CFC-Free Compressor, Environmental Appliances, Carpet Labels, Straw-Bale Houses, Fluorescents and UV Light, U.S. Department of Energy dishwasher standards [continue reading]
Toilets and Energy Consumption, The "Best" Products for Saving Energy and Money, Plastic Fiber Batts, Thermal Energy Storage, Incredible Shrinking Fluorescents, Permanent Light Socket Conversion, EPRI's Heat-Pump Water Heater [continue reading]
Concrete Made from Waste, Nails and R-Value, European Appliances, Vacuums and Allergens [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) ...