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The Little House That Could

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November 01, 2006

A new Habitat for Humanity-built home is a net producer of energy, having met and exceeded its zero-energy goal. [continue reading]

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Brainy Membrane

Author: Marc Zuluaga
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July 01, 2006

A vapor retarder that changes permeability with changing relative humidity provides added protection against moisture problems in exterior walls. [continue reading]

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Midconstruction LaHouse Meets Katrina and Rita

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June 08, 2006

LaHouse became an ironically timely and greatly needed exhibition of hazard-resistant, energy-efficient homebuilding systems. [continue reading]

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Sacramento's Zero-Energy Home Community

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March 02, 2006

The first step in designing a zero-energy home is to significantly reduce the home's overall energy use. The rest is fairly easy. [continue reading]

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The Challenges of Basement Insulation

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January 01, 2006

A study explored how effective interior insulation systems are at keeping basements dry as well as warm. [continue reading]

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Ventilating Small Chicago Homes

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January 01, 2006

Because the affordable Chicago homes are airtight, builders were especially concerned with providing adequate ventilation and good indoor air quality. [continue reading]

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Creating Green Communities

Author: Lesa Rosato
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November 01, 2005

Through its careful inspection process, energy efficiency and green building techniques, and development of communities, EarthCraft House is showing the greater Atlanta area that green building can go mainstream. [continue reading]

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Tankless Option Improving

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July 01, 2005

If cost and installation barriers can be overcome, tankless water heaters will likely replace the storage water heater that for over 50 years has been a part of American culture. [continue reading]

Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal Part 2

Jim Gunshinan

Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal Part 2

I am in San Diego for the Energy Out West conference, and I want to write about it, but while ...

Babies and Energy

Macie Melendez

Babies and Energy

I’ve just returned to the office from maternity leave and have been giving energy a lot of thought ...

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