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.
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]
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]
When most people think of concrete flooring, they think of cold and industrial areas; in the past, people never bothered ...
Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc., the electric distribution utility serving more than 52,000 customers in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, recently announced it ...