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 ...
A Common Knowledge It’s not easy to tell how energy efficient your home is—well, it didn’t used to be. Making it easier is the newfound partnership between PulteGroup, Incorporated, ... [continue reading]
Kevin Rowell (in brown shirt, upper left) leads a bamboo workshop. (Dakotah Bertsch) Haiti—One Year Out As the January anniversary of the 7 moment magnitude earthquake came and went, leaders of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) ... [continue reading]
Figure 1. Homeowners will get a score along with recommendations for upgrades How to Score Points by Simplifying Complexity On November 9, 2010, Vice President Biden launched the Home Energy Score program and announced the release of new ... [continue reading]
Appropriate Technology in the UK Welcome to Eigg, the island that has cut its household CO2 emissions by over 40%. (Ashden Awards) A bank of inverters that connect the large backup battery bank to the grid ... [continue reading]
SRP to Double Elster EnergyAxis Smart Grid Solution Deployment Phoenix’s Salt River Project (SRP), the third-largest public-power utility in the United States, expanded in May 2010 to 1 million Smart Meters as part of its ... [continue reading]
Keeping a home cool in the summer yet warm in the winter is a tough request. The choice of quantity ...
It has come to my attention that there may be a building science-based conflict in the language of the 2012 International ...