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Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
Fast CompanyThis Activist Is Helping Low-Income People Lower Their Energy BillsFast CompanyWhile wealthier residents can afford some of those upgrades, or more comfortably foot a higher bill, lower-income residents would benefit greatly from a political climate in favor of greater energy efficiency. “We're craving some structural changes ... [...]
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
Times ColonistVictoria steps up to energy code, but builders want city to waitTimes ColonistFor houses and small residential buildings, there are five steps. Larger and more complex residential buildings have four steps, while commercial buildings have three. Each step represents a more stringent set of energy-efficiency requirements. The ... [...]
Sun, Jan 21, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
The TimesOwners 'must make homes energy efficient before sale'The TimesThe committee also calls for tougher energy efficiency standards for new homes and says that some have been poorly built and use more energy than the housebuilders claim. Lord Deben, the committee's chairman, accused housebuilders of doing the absolute ... [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
The Daily News of NewburyportWorkshop in Newburyport to focus on energy efficiency, historic homesThe Daily News of NewburyportShe is a frequent speaker on period appropriate paint colors and energy conservation in old houses, and is co-author of "Painting Historic Exteriors: Colors, Application and Regulation". The Newburyport Preservation Trust is a [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
Sampson IndependentSampson Independent | Being energy efficient in your poultry housesSampson IndependentOver the years, energy efficiency has ramped up and people are more aware of their energy usage. Power companies have also started offering incentives to be more energy efficient. The poultry industry is also thinking along the same line. [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
Energy Storage NewsGeorgia Power offers up PV-plus-storage 'smart neighbourhood' of ...Energy Storage NewsThe go-to resource for in-depth news, analysis, blogs and more on the international energy storage industry.and more [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
Architecture AUEnergy rating schemes sabotaging heat stress resistance of Australian homes, study findsArchitecture AUThey argue that the Australian Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) – the national framework used to assess the energy consumption of residential buildings as required by the National Construction Code[1] – should, consequently, take into ... [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
ABC OnlineModern homes trapping heat 'like a plastic bag'ABC OnlineDr Hatvani-Kovacs said the building code supported energy efficiency but did not "necessarily encourage heat-stress resistance". "The real concern is, with newly-built buildings that are compliant with the building code, they might get over-insulated ... [...]
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency
Daily Coffee NewsPowered by the Sun, Houndstooth Coffee Opens in Dallas Tiny HousesDaily Coffee News“A lot of it is employing energy efficiency, from insulation to windows to finish materials,” Henry said. “They are all made from renewable sources or help cut energy costs. Even our fans and lights use one [...]
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
Source Homes energy efficiency