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New Construction Report Card, Part II

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March 01, 2003

Complex building designs make even the best-laid plans for home performance hard to fulfill. [continue reading]

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A Serious Challenge to a New Building Technology

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January 01, 2003

        Every new building technology comes with new problems along with its benefits, and structural insulated panels (SIPs) are no different. SIPs are made of rigid foam insulation sandwiched between ... [continue reading]

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New Construction Report Card

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January 01, 2003

In order to make energy-efficient and comfortable new houses, California builders need to pay more attention to the details. [continue reading]

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Not Your Parents' Mobile Home

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November 01, 2002

Some scientists and builders of manufactured homes figured out how to make them more energy efficient, using new materials but the same old factory. [continue reading]

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Learning From the Residents

Author: Jim LaRue
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September 01, 2002

        Creating a cutting edge home is exciting, and so is getting a chance to demonstrate to other builders, Realtors, and community residents that the promises of green building can ... [continue reading]

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A Home with Family Values

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July 01, 2002

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Tuskegee University strike a balance between energy efficiency and affordability. [continue reading]

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Chasing Interior Ducts

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May 01, 2002

In order for ducts within conditioned spaces to be effective, builders need to establish an effective air barrier around them. [continue reading]

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Moisture Problems in Manufactured Housing

Author: Neil Moyer
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March 01, 2002

Manufactured homes are affordable to many. A study points the way to making them healthy by dealing with moisture problems. [continue reading]

The Consequences of Flush Toilets

Shawna Henderson

The Consequences of Flush Toilets

So there's lots of excellent work and capacity building going on, and net zero energy, low energy, and high ...

Home Control or Automation?

Clint Stevens

Home Control or Automation?

I have been involved in home automation heavily over the last few years. At my home in Utah, I started ...

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