How Net Zero Can Save New England Homeowners Thousands of Dollars

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How Net Zero Can Save New England Homeowners Thousands of Dollars

Data on 20 net zero homes shows significant reduction in monthly energy costs, among other intangible benefits.

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Building Science Professor Puts Theory into Practice

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March 01, 1999

On a small lot in Maine, I finally had the opportunity to put into practice the principles and concepts that I have taught for 18 years. [continue reading]

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BUILDERS FIND NEW TECHNOLOGIES PAYING OFF

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January 01, 1999

In 1993, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invited building scientists, architects, and engineers to take part in a program, called Building America, that would bring highly efficient, super-comfortable homes into the mainstream market. [continue reading]

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IQ+ Report: Irvine Home Builders Get Smarter

Author: John Eash
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November 01, 1998

In April 1997, the city of Irvine, California, launched a voluntary program to improve the energy efficiency of new homes built in this planned Orange County community (see "Improving Ducts in Southern California," HE Nov/Dec '97, p. 11). [continue reading]

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Production Home Sets New Standard

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September 01, 1998

Ryan Homes of New York recently built a prototype single-family home that sets a new standard for affordable, energy- and resource-efficient buildings-and has the data to prove [continue reading]

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Breaking Ground: Environmental Practices and Big Developers

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September 01, 1998

Many builders still consider environmentally sensitive design to be an impediment, not an opportunity. However, they are willing to learn more about environmental and energy issues, especially when it allows them to reduce costs. [continue reading]

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5 Steps to Better Communication

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September 01, 1998

I have devised an action plan for policymakers, planners, and manufacturers who are approaching developers and want them to become better at green building. [continue reading]

Lessons from Energy Efficiency Advisors: Getting Homeowners Onboard with Home Performance

Scott Mellberg

Lessons from Energy Efficiency Advisors: Getting Homeowners Onboard with Home Performance

Homeowners are often aware of the different problems they experience in their homes: uncomfortable rooms, high utility bills, poor indoor ...

Short-term thinking 'putting energy security at risk'

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Short-term thinking 'putting energy security at risk'

The Deputy Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Katja Hall told the CBI Energy Conference on July 17th ...

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