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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Conference Christens Home Performance Industry

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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January 01, 1996

The Affordable Comfort West conference came to California for the second time on October 11-13, 1995. Participants represented heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) and other contractors; consulting firms; utilities; and nonprofit organizations. [continue reading]

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Conference Addresses the Changing Climate (Business and Political, That Is)

Author: Cyril Penn
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July 01, 1995

Now in its ninth year, Affordable Comfort, the premier conference on residential energy efficiency, continues to grow. [continue reading]

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Quality Builders Converge on Springfield

Author: Emily Polsby
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March 01, 1995

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) held their annual Quality Building Conference in the Springfield, Massachusetts, Sheraton Hotel last November. [continue reading]

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Affordable Comfort Heads West

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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January 01, 1995

Bringing the gospel of residential energy efficiency and quality construction to the West Coast, Affordable Comfort Inc. held it's first regional conference in October. [continue reading]

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Solar 1994 Sheds Light on "Sustainability"

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September 01, 1994

The sky was appropriately sunny for the Solar '94--the twenty-third annual conference of the American Solar Energy Society and the 19th National Passive Solar Conference--held June 25-30 in San Jose, California. [continue reading]

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Looking for a Few Good Contractors

Author: Jim Clark
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July 01, 1994

When it comes to heating and cooling systems, consumers are concerned with comfort, as well as price, according to an independent study. Contracting Business magazine wanted to determine what consumers want from their heating and cooling systems. [continue reading]

Why I Love Dumb, Passive Do-Nothing Houses

Shawna Henderson

Why I Love Dumb, Passive Do-Nothing Houses

I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...

Join DOE for a Webinar on Home Energy Score

Joan Glickman

Join DOE for a Webinar on Home Energy Score

The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced the release of a new online simulation tool that provides free, targeted ...

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