Living Better with Less Energy
At times, the solutions to our problems are hiding in plain sight. Sometimes the hardest part is taking the time to examine things that we assume don’t need to be examined. Consider my ...
What are the realistic energy savings that can be obtained in homes in a hot-humid climate? As part of U.S. DOE’s Building America Program, phased deep retrofit (PDR) project, the Florida Solar ... [continue reading]
This is the last article in a series of three that have summarized the design, construction, and performance of ten Northern California deep energy retrofits (DERs) that have been monitored by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (... [continue reading]
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shares in-depth end-use monitoring in four retrofit homes in Northern California. [continue reading]
A Case Study on Shadowbrook Townhomes in Harding, New Jersey [continue reading]
Case studies of three projects offer useful lessons for planning, implementing, and commissioning deep energy retrofits on wood-frame residential structures. [continue reading]
The sustainability movement has swept across the construction industry. Green homebuilding has grown in favor because of its health benefits, ...
In a time when climate change is becoming a familiar topic and living more sustainably is being sought out by ...