The New Zealand government today launched a home performance rating scheme where the home owner can rate their house based on certain criteria. Check out the newspaper link below and the website that…Continue
"Hey CK, thanks for letting us use your infrared image for this week's Teaser Tuesday! Can't wait to see what people guess. And feel free to add any comments to the answer, which will be posted on Thursday. As Michael said below, we'd…"
"All - you may be interested in a webinar tomorrow, Nov 17th on the DOE's Home Energy Scoring Tool. Joan Glickman, who manages the project, will give an update on the November 9th announcement and the testing being done on the Home Energy Score.…"
"It is a start. The challenge with New Zealand houses is that 2/3 of all the houses in NZ has little or no wall insulation. All houses built before the mid 1970s have little or no insulation. The NZ government was nice to contribute up to 1500NZD for…"
"Agreed much with Michael -- and Home Energy Pros is already doing its part, with members from the following 11 countries joining in just the first week!
Thanks for sharing what is going on in your corner of the world. This proves that energy efficiency in homes in more than a growing trend in the USA. Energy Efficiency is a GLOBAL concern, and it will take global action to address properly."
Hey CK, thanks for letting us use your infrared image for this week's Teaser Tuesday! Can't wait to see what people guess. And feel free to add any comments to the answer, which will be posted on Thursday. As Michael said below, we'd love to see more of your "infrared vision" from New Zealand :)
A presentation by Greg Labbé in April 2014 on retrofitting vintage home for energy efficiency. He talked about basic building science, brick houses, movement of heat energy and moisture in and out of the house, air barrier and water barrier, house…