A Case Study in Coordination: Energy Star Partners and HVAC Contractors
Over the past 17 years, more than 1.4 million new homes have been certified to earn EPA’s Energy Star label. The Energy Star Certified Homes program, together with its thousands of partners, has transformed the ...
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 Zero-Energy Manufactured Home (ZEMH) program demonstrates, evaluates, and promotes innovative energy-saving technologies for use in HUD-code housing. [continue reading]
Energy Star programs are requiring more expertise from HVAC crews. Here are some helpful training hints. [continue reading]
Along with beautifully designed brickwork and a landscaped backyard with a children's play area, residents of 1212 MLK Apartments can enjoy affordable apartments, low energy bills, and healthy indoor environments. [continue reading]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) found that PV systems on Energy Star homes make an impressive combination. [continue reading]
Energy Star homes in Phoenix save energy, but there is still room for improvement. [continue reading]
If you need convincing about the marketability of green building, author Jerry Yudelson offers up a dozen reasons why green is the way to go. &... [continue reading]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...