My Experiences with Solar Electric and Solar Hot Water Systems

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My Experiences with Solar Electric and Solar Hot Water Systems

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.

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Weatherization Tutoring for the Homeowner

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May 01, 2008

The key to a happy client is not just work that's done well, but work that involves the client's participation in the project. [continue reading]

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Alaska Weatherization

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July 01, 2007

For weatherization professionals in the country's northernmost state, half the job is just getting there. [continue reading]

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New York Weatherization Breathes Easy

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March 02, 2006

        In 2001,New York state geared up to adopt DOE’s Lead Safe Weatherization (LSW) protocols and come into compliance on all OSHA lead issues. At that time we ... [continue reading]

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Weatherizing Mobile Homes

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July 01, 2004

While weatherizing between 400 and 500 mobile homes every year, The West Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program has gotten enough practice to practically perfect the art of transforming leaky, uncomfortable mobile homes into models of efficiency. [continue reading]

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Lead-Safe Weatherization

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May 01, 2003

With a little inventiveness and a little help from their friends, a weatherization agency in Denver has learned to provide energy efficiency measures - sawing a lot of holes in walls painted with lead paint - without endangering the lives of its workers. [continue reading]

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Cost-Effective Weatherization in Philadelphia

Author: Liz Robinson
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May 01, 1999

Our organization--the Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia (ECA)--has broken new ground in the never-ending effort to increase cost-effectiveness. [continue reading]

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Weatherization Program Rallies in Virginia

Author: Fred Gross
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July 01, 1997

As political climates have changed in this country, low-income weatherization programs are receiving far less federal support. [continue reading]

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Youth Energy Conserves Home Energy

Author: Ted Rieger
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November 01, 1996

How do you join poorly educated, unemployed youths with low-income residents, weatherization agencies, and contractors in a partnership that benefits all of them? [continue reading]

How Your Refrigerator Has Kept Its Cool Over 40 Years of Efficiency Improvements

Marianne DiMascio

How Your Refrigerator Has Kept Its Cool Over 40 Years of Efficiency Improvements

One of the great inventions of our time—the modern refrigerator—will get an efficiency makeover when new ...

Rob Nicely, Warrior for Sustainability

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Rob Nicely, Warrior for Sustainability

I was first impressed by Rob Nicely when I heard him speak these words to an audience of builders, designers, ...

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