Beyond Building: Training for the Green-Collar Economy

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Beyond Building: Training for the Green-Collar Economy

Ely Flores, a 2005 graduate of a YouthBuild program in Los Angeles, is a Grid Alternatives outreach manager and works with low-income families to install solar panels to reduce their home energy costs. At Greenbuild 2012 in ...

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Training Made Easy with The Telltale House Exhibit

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July 01, 1999

It's been over a year now since Home Energy and Affordable Comfort, Incorporated launched The Telltale House, a traveling exhibit that demonstrates how HVAC systems, exhaust fans, and combustion devices interact in a typical home. [continue reading]

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Training Made Easy with The Telltale House Exhibit

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July 01, 1999

It's been over a year now since Home Energy and Affordable Comfort, Incorporated launched The Telltale House, a traveling exhibit that demonstrates how HVAC systems, exhaust fans, and combustion devices interact in a typical home. [continue reading]

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Training for Tomorrow: Are Your Contractors Certifiable?

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January 01, 1999

Residential building in the United States has changed drastically since the energy crisis of the 1970s, when the issue of energy consumption first got public attention on a wide scale. [continue reading]

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Spreading the Word in San Francisco

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September 01, 1998

San Francisco's annual Western Building Show June 26Ð28 featured beautiful desert homes with wide green lawns, sparkling kitchen fixtures, and the most elaborate bathroom spas imaginable. [continue reading]

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New Problems, New Solutions at Affordable Comfort

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July 01, 1998

Affordable Comfort, the annual conference of the home performance industry, took place May 4-9 in Madison, Wisconsin. [continue reading]

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"Telltale House" Revealed

Author: Ann Kelly
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July 01, 1998

As occupant health and safety becomes a pressing issue for the building community, the Affordable Comfort Conference provided the perfect backdrop for the rollout of new educational exhibit, the "Telltale House." [continue reading]

Shower Customers With Energy Savings This Energy Action Month

Karen Wirth

Shower Customers With Energy Savings This Energy Action Month

You probably know that October is Energy Action Month, the perfect opportunity for home performance contractors to promote direct install ...

How Your Refrigerator Has Kept Its Cool Over 40 Years of Efficiency Improvements

Marianne DiMascio

How Your Refrigerator Has Kept Its Cool Over 40 Years of Efficiency Improvements

One of the great inventions of our time—the modern refrigerator—will get an efficiency makeover when new ...

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