Editorial: The Energy Costs of Moisture
Large parts of North America have suffered from unusually rainy and wet conditions during the past year. The costs of flooding and water inundation are well known and they rank third highest among insurance claims. ...
Large parts of North America have suffered from unusually rainy and wet conditions during the past year. The costs of flooding and water inundation are well known and they rank third highest among insurance claims. ... [continue reading]
What is the home performance workforce and what can we do to support it? This is the question that the new Building Performance Association has been asking itself. When I have asked home performance contractors ... [continue reading]
Dear Friends, Welcome readers and attendees at the 2019 National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show! Have you heard our news? It is with great excitement that we announce the launch of the Building Performance Association! [continue reading]
California just approved legislation requiring all new garage door openers to have battery backups, so that doors would open even when electricity service is interrupted. The legislation—SB 969—sailed through with almost no ... [continue reading]
Every two years, a thousand energy efficiency experts gather near Monterey, California, to discuss every conceivable aspect of energy use in buildings. Two years is long enough for changes in the outside world to be ... [continue reading]
The Middle East—and especially Dubai—is known for its excesses. You visit Dubai to see the world’s tallest building, indoor ski slopes, exotic cars, and huge, air-conditioned shopping malls. What ... [continue reading]
Lack of affordable housing and energy burdens plague many people and communities. Cities throughout the United States are looking for ...
Lowering carbon emissions from the buildings sector (which produces†nearly 40 percent†of US carbon emissions) is a crucial part of ...