• A House's Biggest Energy User

    Improving energy conservation efforts in a home is the most difficult part of an energy professional's work.

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    The water energy nexus (WEN) is based on the entirely novel concept that our water and energy systems are interconnected.

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  • A Range of Debate

    The goal is to get rid of the gas space and water heating equipment that has long hours of operations and a much bigger carbon footprint.

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    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    In an ongoing effort to improve communication with the weatherization community, DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) will convey new training resources, recently ...
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    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    By Kara Saul Rinaldi and Leslie Jackson

    Kara Saul Rinaldi manages Building Performance Association’s government affairs team. Her team develops and advocates for policies and objectives that address obstacles ...
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    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    By Andrew Woodruff

    We all know the basics of energy efficiency. Air seal high in the building, then low, then insulate. Seems simple, right? Stop the air ...
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    Homemade Wind Turbine in 5 Easy Steps

    Homemade Wind Turbine in 5 Easy Steps

    By Conor Downes

    So, you want to build a backyard wind turbine and save hundreds every year? Well, you’ve ...
    10 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry

    10 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry

    By Megan R. Nichols

    The construction industry is continuing to grow and evolve as new technology emerges. Companies and workers will need ...
    Manufactured Housing Equals Green Housing

    Manufactured Housing Equals Green Housing

    By Olga Zheliabina

    Concerns about the environment and climate change have everyday Americans more determined than ever to do their part ...
    Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More

    Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More

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    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where I work as a senior manager, ...
     
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