Solving the Unintended Consequences of a Home Performance Renovation

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Solving the Unintended Consequences of a Home Performance Renovation

Tight homes are becoming more common around the country, even in the mid-South where many builders still believe that homes and crawl spaces should “breathe.” And home performance, still not well understood in ...

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Solving the Unintended Consequences of a Home Performance Renovation

December 10, 2018

Tight homes are becoming more common around the country, even in the mid-South where many builders still believe that homes and crawl spaces should “breathe.” And home performance, still not well understood in ... [continue reading]

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Spreading the Green-Building Gospel

Author: Abe Kruger
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November 03, 2016

When you’re a green-building consultant, most people assume that your house is as green as possible. While I’ve always wanted to be able to brag about my superefficient home, until recently ... [continue reading]

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New Rebuild Healthy Homes Guide and Resources from HUD

April 11, 2016

When a disaster strikes, survivors face the daunting and dangerous task of cleanup and repair. They are understandably eager to restore their homes and lives quickly, yet are typically unaware of all the potential hazards ... [continue reading]

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Trailer Treasure—Affordable Housing, Green Living, Community, Income in an Unlikely Place

February 29, 2016

The American dream of homeownership for all is not particularly healthy these days. Housing prices in some areas have already returned to pre-Great Recession (2006) levels. According to the Trulia real estate website, the median price ... [continue reading]

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Selling Comfort and Providing Energy Efficiency

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February 23, 2016

On a mission to help people make homes more energy efficient? So are we. Indow sells and installs interior window inserts in homes that help homeowners stay warmer in the winter and cooler in ... [continue reading]

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Noninvasive Energy Retrofit of a Group Home for 40% Energy Savings

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September 05, 2014

Our firm, Newport Partners, acted as the lead consultant on an occupant-in-place energy efficiency retrofit of a Sasha Bruce Youthwork group home in Washington, D.C. Project sponsors included DOE Building America, HomeAid DC, Home ... [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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