Favorite Multifamily Retrofits

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Favorite Multifamily Retrofits

Which retrofit is better: changing the boiler or changing the lighting? There are so many possibilities for multifamily buildings that choosing the "best" retrofit depends a lot on your definition. Are you after the most ...

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The Use of Energy Labels in Two European Countries

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March 09, 2008

Since the energy crisis of the 1970s, and especially since the 1990s, when climate change and energy consumption became strongly linked, North America and Western Europe have focused on saving energy in the building sector. ... [continue reading]

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Single-Family Home Retrofit Basics

Author: Larry Harmon
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March 01, 2008

There are a number of ways to make older single-family homes more energy efficient and more healthy, that is, more green. [continue reading]

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Advancing Home Performance House By House

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January 04, 2008

A small home performance company is growing by leaps and bounds by providing something of value to all it's customers - including an education in home performance. [continue reading]

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The Smart Sell

Author: Steve Tratt
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January 04, 2008

Using the right approach to energy efficiency upgrades can mean the difference between success and failure for a home performance contractor. [continue reading]

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Contractors Aggregate Carbon Credits

Author: Larry Zarker
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January 01, 2008

Contractors accredited by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) offer utilities and state conservation programs huge opportunities to verify savings not only in energy usage in existing homes, but also in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. That&... [continue reading]

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Moving from Energy Efficiency to Carbon Footprint

Author: Greg Thomas
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January 01, 2008

I have been in the energy efficiency and renewable energy business for almost 30 years, and I am seeing more rapid change now in this industry than ever before. More and more people understand that energy ... [continue reading]

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Moving Toward Carbon Neutrality

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January 01, 2008

In July 2007, Affordable Comfort, Incorporated, (ACI) convened a summit in San Francisco, which was called “Moving Existing Homes Toward Carbon Neutrality.” The goal of the summit was to create and clarify a vision ... [continue reading]

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Germany's Efficient Homes

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January 01, 2008

German energy agency, dena's, Efficient Homes project is tapping into substantial energy savings through the retrofits of existing buildings. [continue reading]

New Brochure From Independent Rating Agency Shows How To  Evaluate Window Films

Steve Capoccia

New Brochure From Independent Rating Agency Shows How To Evaluate Window Films

Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...

Taming the Other Energy Hog Lurking in the Basement

Joanna Mauer

Taming the Other Energy Hog Lurking in the Basement

Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...

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