California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

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California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

The potential for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through retrofitting existing homes offers major incentives for future work.

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Affordable New Jersey

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Comfort Partners has helped more than 27,000 New Jersey households better manage their utility costs by saving energy. [continue reading]

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Anatomy of a Home Performance Retrofit

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After years of helping others make their homes more comfortable, a home performance professional turns his attention to his own home. [continue reading]

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Improving Crawlspaces in New York Multifamily Buildings

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Build your crawlspaces to keep energy losses to a minimum, while also keeping your pipes from freezing. [continue reading]

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Flood Testing Gets a Reality Check

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Although the structural damage to a home from flooding cannot always be prepared for, the use of flood-resistant materials can minimize the cost of rebuilding. [continue reading]

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Revisiting New Orleans - A Photo Essay

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As this NASA photo shows, after Katrina most of New Orleans suffered from extensive flooding. Two investigative trips led to worthwhile lessons. [continue reading]

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Battling Childhood Asthma

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A better tomorrow for all of us depends on creating healthy living conditions for children in affordable housing. [continue reading]

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I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...

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The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced the release of a new online simulation tool that provides free, targeted ...

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