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Editorial: Water Conservation
What's Changed, What Hasn't
By Eric Wilson
Download BEopt and EnergyPlus or DOE-2. Once they are installed, start BEopt and select either New Construction or Retrofit mode. Geometry screen. Click and ...
By Eric Wilson
The story of BEopt starts in October 2000, when a seminal two-day workshop was held at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to explore the ...
By Stacy Hunt
In recent years, DOE has developed the DOE Guidelines for Building Science Education - a set ...
The poet Muriel Rukeyser once said something like this: The universe is not made of atoms; it’...
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Commercial buildings consume more electricity than any other sector in California, constituting 38% of the state’s power ...