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.
Homes that are damaged by flooding can be repaired and made more durable. [continue reading]
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]
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]
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]
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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I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...