A typical residential energy audit takes approximately five to six hours, with the first step being a complete building analysis looking at the square footage and volume of the structure, the construction materials and building methods used, and the ag… Continue reading Local Reno Firms provide RESNET Energy Audits, BPI Building Analysis & Retrofit Solutions
Krug is an unusual entrepreneur. Twenty years ago, he was a rising star in the film and television business. He served as a vice president of the Disney Channel in the 1980s and ran a distribution company with members of the Disney family in the ?90s… Continue reading Is the World Ready for the Waterless Urinal?
There's a massive residential community under construction in Santa Fe Springs in Los Angeles County. Continue reading Solar Powered Homes in Sunny SoCal
The blogs have been crackling for several weeks with reports and analysis of the LEED ?challenge? process. Continue reading Challenges to LEED Certifications: Standing, Procedure, Wiggle Room and Money
Infrared Maps Infrared maps of Antwerp can show residents whether their homes are well-insulated or radiate heat on a cold night.
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It’s neat that you can see your house from space, thank… Continue reading Infrared Maps Give Belgian Homeowners a Bird’s-Eye View of Their Houses’ Energy Efficiency
“It is hot up in the biznasty,” you may find yourself saying as the heat wave blankets your town in boiling sun rays. Air conditioning is your primary defense against this scourge and you may need to buy a new one or upgrade an old … Continue reading How Many BTUs Does My Air Conditioner Need?
Link: California Solar Home to be First with Battery Technology | EcoHome Magazine Set to be complete this summer, a Lancaster, Calif., home will be a test case for a first-of-its-kind residential solar system with backup battery technology.<br /> Los Angeles-based production builder KB Home has started construction on the prototype dwelling that not only … Continue reading California Solar Home to be First with Battery Technology | EcoHome Magazine