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Sat, Nov 18, 2017
Source Homes energy efficiency
London Free PressOdour could be coming from the crawl space underneath, experts sayLondon Free PressA how-to guru advises readers on the best way to remove persistent mildew odours in a home. Q We have always had a problem with mildew smell in our living room. The smell seems to come [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
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edie.netHousebuilders 'cheating the public' over energy efficiency standards, claims Lord Debenedie.net"Every year, we have to build 200,000 houses which are crap because they do not meet the standards which they could meet. If they did meet them, they would reduce the cost of housing for everybody who lives in them. [...]
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
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The EyeopenerRyerson EcoStudio builds zero-energy homeThe EyeopenerWe thought it absolutely critical because most other competitions focused on net zero housing, treating it like single-family houses, free-standing, on large plots of land. It's not a sustainable typology,” said Atkinson. “Given that we're an urban ... [...]
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
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Home energy upgrade incentives available through REALwww.insideottawavalley.com/In addition to a complete report on the efficiency of your house, you will be given your home's official Natural Resources Canada EnerGuide for Houses energy efficiency rating. When you have completed the energy upgrades to your home, the adviser will ... [...]
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
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AZoCleantechNew Innovative Façades Improve Energy Efficiency of BuildingsAZoCleantechBy reducing the vertical thermal gradients, universal consumption because of energy gains-losses through the façade relies less on the building's height, preventing the upper houses to present lower or higher indoor comfort and degree of energy ... [...]
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
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Phys.OrgNew facades enhance energy efficiency of buildingsPhys.OrgBy minimizing the vertical thermal gradients, global consumption due to energy gains-losses through the façade depends less on the height of the building, preventing the upper houses to present higher or lower indoor comfort and degree of energy ... [...]
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
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New York TimesWhy Is America Wasting So Much Energy?New York TimesToday, according to the Energy Department, energy efficiency supports 2.2 million American jobs — from contractors weatherizing houses to workers manufacturing more efficient appliances and equipment. Imagine how many more jobs could be created if ... [...]
Tue, Nov 07, 2017
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Journal of CommercePassive House an active housing solution for Yale First NationJournal of CommerceNot only are the homes cheaper to heat, they also meet the high energy-efficiency standards of Passive House (PH), a voluntary standard for reducing a building's ecological footprint. ... It would have taken a year to build [...]
Mon, Nov 06, 2017
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The Globe and MailOttawa's energy-efficiency building code could add costs for homeownersThe Globe and MailAlthough energy-efficiency guidelines have applied to new construction homes in the past, the planned model energy code is the first that will apply to existing houses and will outline technical standards that aim to ultimately make [...]
Wed, Nov 01, 2017
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