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Indoor Air Quality Monitors and Meters

Started by Rob Madden, Solar Home Broker in General Forum. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus on Friday. 11 Replies

ERV Configuration

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Below Ground Solar Pool Heating Systems

Posted by Max DesMarais on August 17, 2016 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Below Ground Solar Pool Heating Systems

An in depth look into their effectiveness, installation and added benefits.

 

Everyone knows that heating a pool can be a very expensive operation. That is why so many have moved towards sustainable technologies like solar energy. For most, when thinking of solar energy an image of large solar panels comes to mind. Very few think of invisible solar heating, and that is because it is a relatively new technology. How could one…

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Two Addison Projects Win Housing Innovation Awards

Posted by Diane Jackson on August 15, 2016 at 9:30am 2 Comments

DOE’s Housing Innovation Awards program recognizes nation’s top builders on the path to Zero Energy Ready Homes

Two Addison Homes projects have earned 2016 Housing Innovation Awards from the U.S. Department of Energy. Addison Homes won in both the Innovation…

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The latest Game of Homes scenario.

Posted by Sarah Holloway on August 10, 2016 at 3:09pm 0 Comments

I just played the recent Game of Homes scenario, "Budget Constraints". Check it out and let me know what you think? 

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Solar Contagion and Lessons for Other Energy Upgrades

Posted by Kelly Vaughn on August 10, 2016 at 1:41pm 0 Comments

by Jacob Corvidae, Rocky Mountain Institute

What makes solar power contagious, and can home energy upgrades spread the same way? Solar is spreading like a reinvented fire. See the dropping prices, technology improvements, and …

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