Phoenix Rising: Lessons Learned from Katrina

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Phoenix Rising: Lessons Learned from Katrina

Energy-efficient homes play a significant role in post-Katrina rebuilding in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

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Post-Hurricane Opportunities

Author: Danny Parker
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March 01, 2005

Although coping with hurricanes is difficult, it does offer the opportunity to make homes more energy efficient and comfortable. [continue reading]

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After the Flood - There's Hope

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September 01, 2004

Homes that are damaged by flooding can be repaired and made more durable. [continue reading]

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The Chicago Green Bungalow Project

Author: Paul Knight
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July 01, 2004

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]

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After the Flood

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January 01, 2003

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]

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Missteps with Mold

Author: Bill Boles
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July 01, 2002

Building professionals should follow a thorough mold and IAQ investigative protocol when they tackle mold remediation cases. [continue reading]

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Remediating Mold: A Clip-Out Checklist for Building Professionals

Author: Gloria Fultz
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July 01, 2002

        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]

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Public Housing Breaks the Mold

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September 01, 2001

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]

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Green Products Brighten Multifamily Rehab

Author: Paul Knight
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November 01, 2000

An abandoned inner-city building gets a second life as a ten-unit affordable cohousing project. What's more, the makeover used green products and materials and energy-efficient building practices and appliances. [continue reading]

Lessons from Energy Efficiency Advisors: Getting Homeowners Onboard with Home Performance

Scott Mellberg

Lessons from Energy Efficiency Advisors: Getting Homeowners Onboard with Home Performance

Homeowners are often aware of the different problems they experience in their homes: uncomfortable rooms, high utility bills, poor indoor ...

Short-term thinking 'putting energy security at risk'

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Short-term thinking 'putting energy security at risk'

The Deputy Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Katja Hall told the CBI Energy Conference on July 17th ...

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