The Cottages at Cypress

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The Cottages at Cypress

A Net Zero Energy Low-Income Senior Housing Development

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Barry Vogel: Home Performance Pioneer

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September 03, 2017

Have you ever dreamed about buying a plot of land and building a cabin, a retreat, or even your year-round home? Barry Vogel, an Attorney, Counselor and Mediator, in Ukiah, California, has done this not ... [continue reading]


Building to Mitigate Climate Change and Address Social Justice

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November 13, 2016

Priscilla Garcia used to live in a gang-ridden neighborhood in Fresno, California, that, she says, was unsafe for her children. Now she lives 17 miles south of Fresno in Selma, California in an affordable housing complex ... [continue reading]


Net Zero Energy Manufactured Homes May Be on Their Way

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August 19, 2016

The manufactured-housing industry may have a reputation for efficiency in terms of cost and time savings, but when it comes to energy efficiency . . . not so much. That could be changing with recent construction and testing ... [continue reading]


Fortune Favors the Cold: Sustainable Arctic Shelters in the Twilight of Oil

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April 30, 2016

On a sunny 90°F day in late July, my girlfriend and I pedaled our bikes toward the St. John’s Bridge in Portland, Oregon, to enjoy its soaring vantage 200 feet above the Willamette ... [continue reading]


The Cottages at Cypress

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November 01, 2015

A Net Zero Energy Low-Income Senior Housing Development [continue reading]


California's Owner-Builder Movement

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August 31, 2015

Living Simply Before Tiny Houses [continue reading]

Our First Year with Solar Panels

Chris Stratton

Our First Year with Solar Panels

We got solar panels installed on our home on 22 April 2016 - Earth Day, coincidentally. We now have a full year's ...

New Consortium for Energy Efficiency Report  High Stakes for Energy Efficiency

Joe Cullen, Director of Policy and State Outreach

New Consortium for Energy Efficiency Report High Stakes for Energy Efficiency

Given the critical role that state and local energy policy and regulations play in the development of energy efficiency marketplaces, ...

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