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 ...
WEATHERIZATION AWARDS A key goal of the Obama administration is to increase the number of homes weatherized annually from 140,000 to 1 million. To achieve this goal, the House version of an economic stimulus package increased ... [continue reading]
Caroma Receives Awards for Innovation Caroma, maker of high-quality bathroom products, recently introduced two bathroom fixtures, one of them, the Profile Smart, won recognition in Popular Mechanics magazine’s Breakthrough Product Awards, 2008. The Profile ... [continue reading]
Mainstreaming Renewables Borrego Solar partners with Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores to bring solar to the masses. In a pilot program, members who shop at one of nine participating Sam’s ... [continue reading]
Book Review Krigger, John, and Chris Dorsi. The Homeowner’s Handbook to Energy Efficiency: A Guide to Big and Small Improvements. Helena, Montana: Saturn Resource Management, 2008. 256 pp., paper, $24.95. Web: www.homeownershandbook.biz. “The ... [continue reading]
Net Zero Energy and Carbon Neutral Buildings When it comes to global warming, there are few culprits with effects like the building industry. When it comes to cleaning up, no other industry has more solutions ... [continue reading]
Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT) re-introduced the Home Owners Managing Energy Savings (HOMES) Act, H.R. 2127, yesterday ...
When Steve Mann (of Home Energy Services) asks you to come along for the first blower door testing in a ...