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clothes dryer: vented or ventless?

I am considering buying an electric clothes dryer for my home (which is all-electric).   I could go with a conventional vented dryer, or a…

Started by Scott Willenbrock

9 Jan 14, 2014
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Whose opportunity is The 1000 Home Challenge?

How do you see it?  What drew you to it? There are only your answers, no right or wrong ones.  Please share!

Started by David Eggleton

3 Nov 25, 2013
Reply by Linda Wigington

Low Energy Home Storytelling - Insight & Inspiration for 1000 Home Challenge Projects

Peter Troast did a great blog summarizing the pros and cons of different options/formats http://www.energycircle.com/blog/2012/10/24/low-en

Started by Linda Wigington

18 Nov 25, 2013
Reply by Linda Wigington

Suggested ingredients for Deep Synergy Retrofits

A recent post by Michael Totten shared by Linda Wigington refers to Csikszentmihalyi's "The costs and benefits of consuming." Totten advoca…

Started by David Connelly Legg

3 Nov 4, 2013
Reply by Linda Wigington

Check out this Deep Energy Retrofit Resource by Building Science Corp.!

BSC - Mass Save Deep Energy Retrofit Builder Guide DER Builder’s Guide   (240 pages)   An exploration into DER concepts and the technical s…

Started by Linda Wigington

0 Mar 21, 2013

Panasonic Whisper Green w Ductless heat Pump

http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/forum/topics/anyone-working-with-panasonics?xg_source=activity   Just found this thread addressing the use of…

Started by Jennifer Luitwieler

17 Nov 7, 2012
Reply by Dave Robinson

Webcast Archived - California Crawl Spaces: Integrated Solutions for Healthy Homes & Deep Energy Reductions

We have posted the recording for the two-part webinar, California Crawl Spaces: Integrated Solutions for Healthy Homes & Deep Energy Re…

Started by Linda Wigington

0 Sep 14, 2012

Hot Weather - Ductless Heat Pump Performance

Several of our Thousand Home Challenge projects and candidates are using ductless heat pumps for space heating and cooling.  I will be post…

Started by Linda Wigington

5 Sep 7, 2012
Reply by Linda Wigington

1000 Home Challenge Webinar Series

Check out the 4-part Thousand Home Challenge webinar series featuring California projects. All webinars are archived and can be viewed at a…

Started by Diane Chojnowski

2 May 8, 2012
Reply by Linda Wigington

"Meaningful Makeovers" Debut

This morning Linda and I took turns addressing a small number of people at a four-hour session at ACI National that began at 8:00 am on Day…

Started by David Eggleton

2 Apr 1, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

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