Beyond Building: Training for the Green-Collar Economy
Ely Flores, a 2005 graduate of a YouthBuild program in Los Angeles, is a Grid Alternatives outreach manager and works with low-income families to install solar panels to reduce their home energy costs. At Greenbuild 2012 in ...
The Energy Northwest Conference held in Portland, Oregon, in late April brought together representatives of weatherization and energy assistance agencies as well as utilities from Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to focus on residential energy-efficiency. [continue reading]
Homebuilders from across the U.S. and Canada, and as far away as India and New Zealand, convened in Dallas February 23-26 for the twelfth annual Energy Efficient Builders Association conference. [continue reading]
Why aren't we building more energy-efficient homes in this country? Technology and our understanding of home performance have evolved dramatically over the past ten years, but for the most part, these new technologies and techniques are not evident in the field. [continue reading]
If the mood at the first joint conference of the Energy Efficient Building Association (EEBA) and the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) was any indication, the energy-efficient building industry is coming of age. [continue reading]
An email came from Faith Morgan with a link to a documentary film called “Passive House Revolution,” produced ...
Training in building science and energy efficiency is essential to moving the house building industry forward into Net Zero Energy, ...