Collaborative Aims to Boost Momentum for Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades in the Southwest

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Collaborative Aims to Boost Momentum for Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades in the Southwest

In 2011, Gavin Hastings, an Arizona Public Service (APS) program manager, began envisioning a collaborative that would advance the Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) programs in his region. HPwES provides whole-house solutions for homeowners, offering ...

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