Lab Takes on Residential Energy Efficiency in the Southeast
Demonstration homes prove that current technology can give homeowners efficiency and affordability.
There are many benefits to combining energy efficiency with energy education.The strategy is cost-effective, and it can reach many people with a low investment of time and money. It helps participants understand how energy ... [continue reading]
The amount of carbon emissions that each of us is responsible for, and the sources of those emissions, may surprise you. [continue reading]
Energy and energy savings myths get passed around surprisingly rapidly, often with little scrutiny. [continue reading]
Do consumers really understand energy labels? I did the first study to examine how consumers read, interpret, and think about energy labels in the retail environment. [continue reading]
The Southface Energy and Environmental Resource Center demonstration home opened two years ago, just before the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. [continue reading]
Do-it-yourself energy retrofitters often have to figure out whether their improvements will be cost-effective. [continue reading]
Between 50% and 70% of the energy consumed in the typical American home goes toward heating and cooling, accounting for a large chunk of the total energy bill. [continue reading]
It has come to my attention that there may be a building science-based conflict in the language of the 2012 International ...
As energy auditors and raters went about their business of testing homes, performing energy audits and HVAC system inspections, they ...