In the Oct 2011 issue, in an article titled "Energy savings (for real)": What works: A home energy audit can identify low-tech, high-yield energy retrofits. Your utility or state energy office…Continue
"Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. You can also register for a Peer Exchange Call or view call…"
Historic and vintage homes are significant to our cultural heritage, yet often lack energy efficiency and comfort. Our mission is to identify key issues, solutions, and best practices when retrofitting much older homes.See More
HVAC design, Manuals J, S, T, & D, Duct leakage, Air flow, ENERGY STAR new home requirements, and more. Since heating & cooling are such a big part of home energy use, understanding HVAC is critical.See More
In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge information, education and best practices in the area of residential building construction known as home performance and weatherization. Through national and regional educational and networking events, ACI provides innovative building science knowledge presented by renowned industry experts focused on advancing residential energy efficiency nationwide. It is our…See More
"I agree that this was a great article, up to the point where they recommended additional insulation, duct sealing and ceiling leak mitigation in the wrong order. The duct guys and the people who seal the leaks in the ceiling are going to mess…"
For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
In the Oct 2011 issue, in an article titled "Energy savings (for real)": What works: A home energy audit can identify low-tech, high-yield energy retrofits. Your utility or state energy office might offer low-cost audits. But be sure they're using pros certified by the Building Performance Institute or the Residential Energy Services Network. They undergo classroom and hands-on field training in whole-house energy audits, and continuing education requirements ensure that they keep up with…See More
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Real estate professionals who understand the basics of solar and know how to market the benefits of an installation will have a market edge. For most real estate agents and appraisers, assessing the value of solar is a new…
Energy Upgrade California offers rebates up to $6,500.00 in SDGE territory. Up to $4,500 in other territories. Unfortunately they don't/won't promote it. I can't get straight candid answers from the contractors supporting the program. Only…