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.
In single-family homes, and many multifamily homes and condominiums, the existing, nonimpact- rated windows and/or glass doors generally cannot be retrofitted to meet current impact standards and building ... [continue reading]
The longer mold grows, the greater the potential hazard and the harder it is to control. [continue reading]
Testing and first-hand observation provide the best available information about how to rebuild. [continue reading]
Computers, wireless technology, and the Internet bring advanced energy management to multifamily buildings built more than 30 years ago. [continue reading]
The value of home remodeling in 2003 was $233 billion— 40% of all residential construction spending and 2% of the U.S. economy. ... [continue reading]
Homeowners are often aware of the different problems they experience in their homes: uncomfortable rooms, high utility bills, poor indoor ...
The Deputy Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Katja Hall told the CBI Energy Conference on July 17th ...