Bay View, Carmel: A Very Water- And Energy-Efficient Retrofit

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Bay View, Carmel: A Very Water- And Energy-Efficient Retrofit

It’s not every day that we get to work on our dream house… from a sustainability point of view. But that's what happened when we took on this remodel. On this project, ...

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Measuring Savings: A Postretrofit Analysis of 436 Chicago Bungalows

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April 29, 2014

Since 2006, the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association (HCBA) has provided more than 2,500 energy efficiency grants to low- and moderate-income bungalow owners throughout the city of Chicago. [continue reading]

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A Deeper Look into My Deep Energy Retrofit

Author: Dick Rome
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February 28, 2014

My wife and I live in a Title 24 house built in 2004 in Stockton, California. It is a 1,883 ft2 ranch, slab-on-grade, with 9-foot ceilings, double-pane low-e vinyl -framed horizontal slider windows, installed R-30 ceiling insulation (effective ... [continue reading]

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The Case for an Energy Benefit

Author: Rob Guthrie
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November 02, 2013

A Study of The Clinton Foundation's HEAL Program [continue reading]

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California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

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November 02, 2013

The potential for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through retrofitting existing homes offers major incentives for future work. [continue reading]

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Florida's Phased Deep Retrofit Project

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October 31, 2013

What are the realistic energy savings that can be obtained in homes in a hot-humid climate? As part of U.S. DOE’s Building America Program, phased deep retrofit (PDR) project, the Florida Solar ... [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 3: Gathering Data

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July 01, 2013

This is the last article in a series of three that have summarized the design, construction, and performance of ten Northern California deep energy retrofits (DERs) that have been monitored by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (... [continue reading]

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Weatherize Murray City

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February 28, 2013

A Rural Community Revitalization Approach [continue reading]

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Deep Energy Retrofit X10 Part 2

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February 27, 2013

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shares in-depth end-use monitoring in four retrofit homes in Northern California. [continue reading]

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Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...

The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

Marlene Taylor

The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...

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