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.
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]
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]
For weatherization professionals in the country's northernmost state, half the job is just getting there. [continue reading]
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]
Our organization--the Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia (ECA)--has broken new ground in the never-ending effort to increase cost-effectiveness. [continue reading]
As political climates have changed in this country, low-income weatherization programs are receiving far less federal support. [continue reading]
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]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...