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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PACE Lifts Energy Burden in Los Angeles County

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November 06, 2008

Founded in 1976 to address the employment and job training needs of the Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities of Los Angeles, the Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE) has broadened both the services it offers and ... [continue reading]


Weatherization Tutoring for the Homeowner

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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


Profiles of Multifamily Weatherization Projects

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September 01, 1995

Weatherizing multifamily buildings can yield substantial savings for both owners and occupants, according to the results of case studies of buildings throughout the country. [continue reading]

How To Effectively Market Energy Efficiency to Consumers

Kurt Jacobson

How To Effectively Market Energy Efficiency to Consumers

Most of us are aware that marketing greatly impacts the way consumers make decisions and ultimately make purchases or investments. ...

Balancing the Grid with Aloha

Wannie Park

Balancing the Grid with Aloha

Hawaii is notorious for leading the nation in aloha spirit—and solar power. Up to 53% of Hawaii’s ...

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