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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Weatherizing Mobile Homes

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July 01, 2004

While weatherizing between 400 and 500 mobile homes every year, The West Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program has gotten enough practice to practically perfect the art of transforming leaky, uncomfortable mobile homes into models of efficiency. [continue reading]

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The Chicago Green Bungalow Project

Author: Paul Knight
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July 01, 2004

The Chicago bungalow has been around for a century. A Green Team is working to make sure these houses last for another hundred years. [continue reading]

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Getting the Lead Out

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July 01, 2003

Low-income families carry the heaviest burden of lead exposure. With the help of a chemistry class, that burden gets a little lighter. [continue reading]

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Home Performance with Energy Star

Author: Mike Rogers
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March 01, 2003

Those who are charged with enforcing building performance standards in Canada's newest territory have miles to go before they begin. [continue reading]

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After the Flood

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January 01, 2003

Since people continue to build - and rebuild - their houses in flood prone areas, finding the materials that hold up best after flooding could save energy and money and keep tons of material out of landfills. [continue reading]

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The Avocados, The Golds - The Replaceables?

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January 01, 2003

Can you spot an inefficient refrigerator by its color or its age? Tests reveal which rules a program administrator can depend on. [continue reading]

Encouraging Homeowners to Invest in Impact-Rated Windows

Jason Fowler

Encouraging Homeowners to Invest in Impact-Rated Windows

If you work with homeowners who live somewhere inland, one of their top considerations when choosing new windows for their ...

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 ...

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