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.
A new protocol shows how to make a valuable diagnostic test even more useful. [continue reading]
Research shows that homeowners invite mold growth and serious health risks with a finished basement that has moisture problems. [continue reading]
New aerosol spray technology can allow weatherization crews to seal even tiny duct leaks in places that are difficult to reach using conventional methods. [continue reading]
In Part I, we discussed the particular moisture- and air quality-related problems of midrise housing, and we took a close look at two cases. Here we explore issues unique to Veterans Era Housing and present three cases where moisture problems were successfully addressed. [continue reading]
Energy Star has already made its name through programs for promoting consumer purchases of energy-efficient products and for building energyefficient new homes. Now home performance contractors in New York can also partner up to benefit from this great initiative. [continue reading]
An email came from Faith Morgan with a link to a documentary film called “Passive House Revolution,” produced ...
Training in building science and energy efficiency is essential to moving the house building industry forward into Net Zero Energy, ...