California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

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California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

The potential for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through retrofitting existing homes offers major incentives for future work.

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Moisture, Leaks, and Pressures in Mobile Homes

Author: Cal Steiner
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March 02, 2006

The first challenge is to determine whether the problem is moisture condensing in the ceiling, or a roof leak, or both. To find out, look for penetrations in surfaces. [continue reading]

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Upgrading Energy Technology - A Free-Market Solution

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January 01, 2006

        While politicians were debating how many billions in tax breaks should go to the energy industry and how much should go to renewable resources, home inspectors have been uncovering ... [continue reading]

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Wet Georgia Crawlspace

Author: Iain Walker
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January 01, 2006

Wet Georgia Crawlspace        Q. I have too much moisture in the crawlspace of my 1971 single-level brick home in west central Georgia. Can you recommend a method to lower the moisture ... [continue reading]

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Home Performance Meets Green Renovation

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November 01, 2005

The EarthCraft House Renovation program gives existing homes the green treatment. [continue reading]

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Earthways Center Teaches by Example

Author: Jean Ponzi
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November 01, 2005

This St. Louis, Missouri, teaching center promotes green building and home performance through its guided tours and training programs while serving as a model for green and energy-efficient design. [continue reading]

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CBPCA Improves a Home Energy Home

Author: Elka Karl
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September 01, 2005

        As was described in the last issue of Home Energy, Carol Markell, the magazine’s advertising and marketing manager, had volunteered her house for use during a training ... [continue reading]

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A Home Energy Story

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July 01, 2005

        Every home has a story. When my family and I moved into our home in 1989, and for the next several years thereafter, we received all of our electricity from ... [continue reading]

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Artists Housing Achieves Energy Star Performance

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July 01, 2005

Artists converting old industrial buildings into studio live/work spaces is a familiar story in many urban areas, but the conversion of a decrepit former factory into Brookside Artists Housing came with numerous twists and turns. [continue reading]

Debunked: 3 Myths About Fiberglass Windows

Paul Kazlov

Debunked: 3 Myths About Fiberglass Windows

The different types of windows homeowners might consider may include wood, vinyl, and fiberglass. Most people think that wood is ...

Recycling Your Air Conditioner

Anne Staley

Recycling Your Air Conditioner

In today’s technology-fueled world, innovations are being made at a rapid rate that help simplify human life. The ...

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