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.
Testing and first-hand observation provide the best available information about how to rebuild. [continue reading]
Computers, wireless technology, and the Internet bring advanced energy management to multifamily buildings built more than 30 years ago. [continue reading]
The value of home remodeling in 2003 was $233 billion— 40% of all residential construction spending and 2% of the U.S. economy. ... [continue reading]
The first challenge is to determine whether the problem is moisture condensing in the ceiling, or a roof leak, or both. To find out, look for penetrations in surfaces. [continue reading]
While politicians were debating how many billions in tax breaks should go to the energy industry and how much should go to renewable resources, home inspectors have been uncovering ... [continue reading]
Shortly after taking office in 2009, President Obama launched the Open Government Initiative, an effort to increase transparency, participation, and ...
The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partner—...