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 ...
In Europe, a new heat pump clothes dryer is being successfully marketed, and it's shown to use up to 50% less electricity than the traditional dryer in North America. The traditional dryer draws in air, heats ... [continue reading]
CertainTeed Introduces New Apollo Solar Roofing In October 2011, CertainTeed Corporation introduced its new Apollo Solar Roofing System at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Expo. “Building upon the launch of CertainTeed&... [continue reading]
ACEEE's Energy Scorecard, Europe's Self-Sufficient House, Nation's Largest Net Zero Energy Community Opens Doors, and 10,000 GreenPoint Homes in California. [continue reading]
A Citizen's Guide to Green Most of us have wondered if a new development in our community was a good idea, whether it was environmentally friendly, or whether or not we should support it. ... [continue reading]
DVRs: Home Energy Vampires, Pellet Heating in Germany, Healthy Homes Leader Awards, Century Club Winners Announced [continue reading]
Labeling for a Cause A new energy label has taken effect for refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, and TV sets in the European Union (EU) countries. It retains the distinctive design and classification of products ... [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&...