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Hot Water Runs Cold

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March 01, 2005

The ideal hot water distribution system wastes no water or energy. We're not even close to that ideal - yet. [continue reading]

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Some Research Begins at Home

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November 01, 2003

        At Integrated Building and Construction Solutions (IBACOS), our mission is to enable the industry to build high-quality homes.To further that mission, IBACOS is constantly looking for opportunities to ... [continue reading]

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A New York Success Story

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March 01, 2003

Value engineering allows a development of 30 affordable three-family homes to meet Energy Star standards. [continue reading]

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Not Your Parents' Mobile Home

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November 01, 2002

Some scientists and builders of manufactured homes figured out how to make them more energy efficient, using new materials but the same old factory. [continue reading]

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Clean Breathing in Production Homes

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May 01, 2001

For the best ventilation performance, whole-house air distribution is key. [continue reading]

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How to get Shading Right

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May 01, 2001

Recent improvements to window technology make substantial air conditioning energy savings possible. However, shading remains a time-tested method to accomplish the same end. [continue reading]

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BUILDERS FIND NEW TECHNOLOGIES PAYING OFF

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January 01, 1999

In 1993, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invited building scientists, architects, and engineers to take part in a program, called Building America, that would bring highly efficient, super-comfortable homes into the mainstream market. [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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