Field Guides: The Good the Bad and the Ugly
For the past four years I’ve been reviewing field guides used by grantees delivering weatherization services throughout the country. With 58 grantees and up to three housing types per grantee, that’s a ...
January 12-16 ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo January 21–24 AESP 29th Annual Conference and Expo [continue reading]
The President and CEO Of Trutech Tools Talks About Activism, Aspirations, and an Engineer's Approach to Podcasting [continue reading]
You open the hot-water tap. Then you wait for the hot water to flow. How long? (Too long, according to most people, I say.) The time depends on flow rate, the amount of water in ... [continue reading]
California just approved legislation requiring all new garage door openers to have battery backups, so that doors would open even when electricity service is interrupted. The legislation—SB 969—sailed through with almost no ... [continue reading]
I don't understand the featured article on the Home Energy website this month (“Measured Performance of Heat Pump Water Heaters,” HE online Summer ’17). It claims that the average electric consumption of clothes ... [continue reading]
NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ... [continue reading]
To save money on a building’s energy costs, window replacement may not be a smart move, according to ...
DOE’s Home Energy Score™ is a tool for homeowners, homebuyers, and renters that estimates home energy use, ...