How Net Zero Can Save New England Homeowners Thousands of Dollars
Data on 20 net zero homes shows significant reduction in monthly energy costs, among other intangible benefits.
For the Atlanta metro area, rainfall has become both a blessing and a curse. While the area receives abundant precipitation, with over 50 inches of rain falling over an average of 115 days each year, Atlanta’... [continue reading]
Water is pumped for miles, sometimes hundreds of miles, from its source to 90% of U.S. homes. This takes an enormous amount of energy; in California, it represents the single largest use of energy statewide. ... [continue reading]
How much is 25 million gallons of water? Enough to fill 200 million 16-oz bottles. Enough bottles to keep you busy for the next 60 years, if you decide to count them down in “99 bottles ... [continue reading]
In 2005, Habitat for Humanity of Detroit built 30 homes as part of the Jimmy Carter Work Project. All 30 homes were certified as Energy Star compliant. [continue reading]
The dry-pack option offers an alternative to supercompetitive fiberglass insulation bidding or high-end spray foam installations. [continue reading]
When most people think of concrete flooring, they think of cold and industrial areas; in the past, people never bothered ...
Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc., the electric distribution utility serving more than 52,000 customers in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, recently announced it ...