Reaping the Benefits of Existing Tree Cover
It’s a paradox in residential construction: Developers clear a wooded lot to create housing, and one of the first things the new owners do is buy small trees to plant on the property. ...
A Large-Scale Study of Residential Laundry Systems [continue reading]
An in-depth window study on six homes compares the effectiveness of plastic vs. metal weatherstripping. [continue reading]
Adopting better state energy codes is a significant achievement, but enforcing these codes at the local level will be the hard part. [continue reading]
Round-robin energy audits and a building science stakeholder survey help to inform technical and policy discussions for single-family homes. [continue reading]
Where is energy efficiency in buildings headed in Europe? Key trends in Germany, Europe's leading construction market, provide useful insight. [continue reading]
Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...
Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...