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Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
MassLive.com'Home energy scorecard' idea pulled from Senate energy billMassLive.comErhorn said there's a difference between "asset evaluation" and "performance evaluation." Two houses could be identical, but have different energy use depending upon household behavior. Samantha Caputo, with Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, ... [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
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Lennox Home Energy Report Card Survey Finds That American Homeowners Earn High Marks When It Comes To ...PR Newswire (press release)Fifteen percent of homeowners gave themselves an 'A,' (a 6 percent decrease from 2017), 47 percent gave their household a 'B' when grading their household energy efficiency, and 31 percent [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Westchester Magazine8 Weekend Open Houses That'll Knock Your Socks OffWestchester MagazineWell, considering how much everyone loved our last geodesic dome house, how could we not include this masterpiece of energy efficiency? This 4-bedrooms sits on two private acres and boasts updated baths, well water, and a bevy of custom windows [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Austin Monthly (blog)ICON Could Change How Homes are BuiltAustin Monthly (blog)The idea for this 3D-printed house began in 2015 when Ballard, who also is the co-founder and president of eco-friendly home-improvement company TreeHouse, wondered why all homes, including new ones, have issues with energy efficiency, performance ... [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Workshop to focus on energy efficiency at houses of worshipCape Cod TimesEAST HARWICH — A Care for Creation workshop on how to improve energy efficiency at local houses of worship will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. The workshop is sponsored by Lutherans Restoring Creation and Massachusetts Interfaith [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
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Indian NewsLinkKiwiBuild: Govt advised to 'break cycle', build sustainable houses and save millionsTVNZThe council has described Homestar as an independent national rating tool that measures the "health, warmth and efficiency of New Zealand houses". A home is rated on a scale from 6 to 10, it said, and houses with [...]
Mon, Jun 18, 2018
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TreehuggerHouses still getting bigger and fancier instead of tighter and betterTreehuggerAlas, the Census data don't tell us what level of insulation people are paying for and whether they would rather have a high energy efficiency house instead of a third bathroom. I dug this up from an NAHB report which [...]
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
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The Globe and MailRising land values in Vancouver spurring demolitionsThe Globe and MailIt points out that it would take an average of 168 years for the energy-efficiency gains of a newly constructed single-family house to make up for the negative environmental impact of the materials used in construction. ... of [...]
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
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TNWMicrosoft just dropped 864 servers into the sea to run an underwater data centerTNWWhy take all this effort to dunk data centers underwater? According to Microsoft, it's about energy efficiency and fast data transfer. The company notes that roughly half of the world's population lives within 120 miles of the [...]
Thu, Jun 07, 2018
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