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A Net Zero Energy Low-Income Senior Housing Development

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A/C in the Southeast

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March 01, 2014

Part 1: Challenges of Cooling in Hot-Humid Climates [continue reading]

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Building High-Performance Homes in Ohio

Author: Lee Chilcote
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August 31, 2013

Two new-construction homes use Passive House techniques to show that low energy and high performance can be competitive in the mass market. [continue reading]

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How Net Zero Can Save New England Homeowners Thousands of Dollars

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August 31, 2013

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

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Inside the World's Tightest House

Author: Todd Hoener
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August 30, 2013

Tom Marsik and Kristin Donaldson of Dillingham, Alaska, recently achieved the distinction of building the world's tightest residential building. The World Record Academy, an international organization that certifies world records, presented the award to their ... [continue reading]

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American Performance

Author: Dave Stecher
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October 31, 2012

A Passive House Is Put to the Test in the United States [continue reading]

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The Incredible, Affordable Solar Decathlon 2011

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March 01, 2012

Last September, 19 college teams with more than 4,000 students from around the world arrived on the National Mall's West Potomac Park. Their mission: Build a self-powered solar house for less than $250,000 to compete in architecture, energy ... [continue reading]

Housing Innovation Awards Wrap-Up

Stacy Hunt

Housing Innovation Awards Wrap-Up

Earlier this month at the EEBA High Performance Home Summit, the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program had the pleasure ...

Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings

Ryan Meres

Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings

For more than a decade studies have consistently shown that homebuyers want energy efficient features, but few are actually aware ...

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