"To be clear, projects must have residential-type occupancy. Interested parties should participate in our Intro webinar, which is held every month. Register on the 1000 Home Challenge website (www.Thousand HomeChallenge.org) - :How to Join."
"Thanks, Linda! I am going to sic my client on it, they are one PV system away from meeting the challenge, it's one of 3 homes that I've removed the gas meter from so far. With PV, all would be good candidates. The retrofits are not truly…"
"Best way to understand the 1000 Home Challenge thresholds is to sign up for the Intro to the 1000 Home Challenge webinar, this Friday, Jan 15, 1 - 2:30 Eastern time. Attached is our 1000 Home Challenge threshold calculator with the imputs from…"
"44234 (Hiram OH), 3, and 100% electric. What will likely disqualify it is that it's now a commercial building, it's the environmental studies building now for Hiram College. Having an idea of what usage is required will help me understand…"
"Wow. Spectacular usage. I'm pumped about CO2 heat pumps. =) I emailed John Miles of Sanden last week, UL listing is expected first quarter this year. They hope to bring up to 60,000 BTU models to market, enough to tackle most homes I work on in…"
The 28th home has officially met the Thousand Home Challenge! The POS Dream House, nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is the first house in Nevada County and the eleventh home in California to meet the Challenge.Gavin Healy and Elizabeth Dieter bought their 1880’s Victorian home in 2006.Since then they embarked on major remodeling/retrofit effort that included making structural repairs, insulating the home’s foundation, walls, and roof and totally revamping the mechanical, plumbing and…See More
"Two more projects have recently been approved as 1000 Home CHallenge candidates. We welcome Eric Johnson and Louis Iverson. Both are from western Ohio; Eric is from Yellow Springs, and Louis is from Radnor, OH. We look forward to learning more about…"
Deep Energy Reductions
Reducing Outdoor Contaminants in Indoor Spaces
Low Cost Monitoring
Thousand Home Challenge
Building capacity (professional & community)
Have only very limited data from one project. For 3 months, electric use is about 20Jean%20May-July%202011%20Electricity%20Use.docx% more than predicted and 38% less than estimated pre-retrofit. However, it's been a very mild summer. see attached.