Finding the Multi-Tool House
What do you think about when you want to buy or rent a home? This article shows the difference (as well as the similarities!) between the considerations that a designer and a seasoned homeowner have ...
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]
In an innovative program, Dane County Library Service (DCLS) and Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE) in south central Wisconsin are collaborating to deliver energy information and assistance. [continue reading]
Beginning in 1993, the Salt River Project (SRP), a public utility in Arizona, tested two new strategies to help low-income customers decrease their energy usage. [continue reading]
Several years ago, Syracuse Energy Service Company installed automatic, 8deg. set-back thermostats with small dials in a seniors complex. It became apparent that some outreach was needed when several people from the complex disembarked from a rented bus and stormed the office in protest. [continue reading]
Newspapers and magazines are filled with articles about the information superhighway, its power, and how it can change our lives. Yet few people know how to access the highway or navigate once they get on it. [continue reading]
There is a light at the top of the staircase of opportunity for improved residential lighting, but odds are it's not as bright or efficient as it could be. [continue reading]
To help residential and business customers make better energy choices, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the public utilities of Lane County, Oregon, have established an electricity conservation information center in Eugene. [continue reading]
New Zero-Energy Homes Almost to Cost Parity, While Codes & Incentives Help Cross the Finish Line óBy RMI's Alisa Petersen
If you had a choice between building new homes that meet basic standards and building comfortable, healthy homes that dramatically ...
Many people recognize the need for increased efforts to reduce energy consumption and make communities cleaner. As cities strive to ...