Editorial: The Fast-Changing World of Saving Energy
In reviewing the content of this issue, I was struck by how rapidly the energy-saving business is changing. In this issue, we cover the come-from-nowhere explosion in LEDs. Another article about energy-efficient homes in Germany ...
The rules regarding home energy savings are changing. New technologies and shifting realities are showing us that many of the old energy-saving dictums are now obsolete. If, for instance, you look at the top energy-saving ... [continue reading]
In early 2013, EPA challenged retailers to sell 20 million Energy Star-certified LED lightbulbs by Earth Day 2014. The results are in, and U.S. retailers—with the help of manufacturers and utilities—more than exceeded ... [continue reading]
By reducing the off-delay interval to 30 seconds, a building owner can see energy savings of more than 75%. [continue reading]
Passive Houses with different wall systems are studied to see what their life cycle energy and carbon savings are compared to conventionally built homes. [continue reading]
An energy management consultant since 1974, Andrew Rudin shares his personal accounts, the good and the bad, with using solar panels to generate electricity and to heat water. [continue reading]
The potential for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through retrofitting existing homes offers major incentives for future work. [continue reading]
From the rustic 1850s pump shower to the 1920s Humphrey automatic to today’s modern ...
Building owners throughout the world are increasingly turning to the Passive House standard. This past autumn, the number of square ...