California Residential Retrofits: Ten Important Lessons Learned

November/December 2013
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2013 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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November 02, 2013
When Dale Stocking and his wife decided to undertake an energy efficiency retrofit of their 1939 Tudor-style home in Stockton, California, they knew they were at the forefront of a movement that could go a long way toward reducing the nation’s energy consumption and lower its greenhouse gas emissions. A retired dentist and member of the city’s Climate Action Plan Advisory Committee, Stocking understood the effect home retrofits could have on greenhouse gas reduction, and he also knew that he and his wife were among a select few homeowners who understood the connection.

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