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.
Moving into an older home is often accompanied by unhappy surprises affecting energy use and comfort. The solution requires dealing creatively with a number of details. [continue reading]
Reducing the populations of cockroaches, mice, and rats by using the right pest control method can reduce the concentration of allergens in the home, delivering real health benefits to homeowners and renters. [continue reading]
Homes that are damaged by flooding can be repaired and made more durable. [continue reading]
While weatherizing between 400 and 500 mobile homes every year, The West Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program has gotten enough practice to practically perfect the art of transforming leaky, uncomfortable mobile homes into models of efficiency. [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]
Low-income families carry the heaviest burden of lead exposure. With the help of a chemistry class, that burden gets a little lighter. [continue reading]
Those who are charged with enforcing building performance standards in Canada's newest territory have miles to go before they begin. [continue reading]
So there's lots of excellent work and capacity building going on, and net zero energy, low energy, and high ...
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