Editorial: Water Conservation

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Editorial: Water Conservation

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Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?

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January 02, 2012

A Large-Scale Study of Residential Laundry Systems [continue reading]

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Weather-Stripping Windows with V-Strip

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August 30, 2012

An in-depth window study on six homes compares the effectiveness of plastic vs. metal weatherstripping. [continue reading]

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Airtightness Testing and the 2009 and 2012 IECC

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September 01, 2013

Adopting better state energy codes is a significant achievement, but enforcing these codes at the local level will be the hard part. [continue reading]

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Past, Present, Future: Directions in Single-Family Energy Auditing and Retrofits

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July 01, 2013

Round-robin energy audits and a building science stakeholder survey help to inform technical and policy discussions for single-family homes. [continue reading]

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Beyond Zero Energy in European Homes

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January 01, 2015

Where is energy efficiency in buildings headed in Europe? Key trends in Germany, Europe's leading construction market, provide useful insight. [continue reading]

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Basement Whodunit

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June 19, 2015

Hello, Home Energy readers. You may remember my story from a previous issue (“Adventures in Radon and Moisture Mitigation,” HE July/Aug ’14, p. 20). I’m the architect-turned-academic who introduced deadly radon ... [continue reading]

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

Mariel Wolfson

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Carl Taylor

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...

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