Phoenix Rising: Lessons Learned from Katrina
Energy-efficient homes play a significant role in post-Katrina rebuilding in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.
Although coping with hurricanes is difficult, it does offer the opportunity to make homes more energy efficient and comfortable. [continue reading]
Homes that are damaged by flooding can be repaired and made more durable. [continue reading]
The Chicago bungalow has been around for a century. A Green Team is working to make sure these houses last for another hundred years. [continue reading]
Since people continue to build - and rebuild - their houses in flood prone areas, finding the materials that hold up best after flooding could save energy and money and keep tons of material out of landfills. [continue reading]
Building professionals should follow a thorough mold and IAQ investigative protocol when they tackle mold remediation cases. [continue reading]
Diagnosing and remedying mold and moisture problems requires good detective skills, proper safety precautions, and a working knowledge of the best practices for mold cleanup and building rehabilitation. Before ... [continue reading]
Multifamily public and low-income housing have particular problems when it comes to moisture and air pollutants. In this first of a two-part series, we look at one particular type of multifamily construction: midrise housing. [continue reading]
Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...
Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...