Energy Efficiency

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Workforce Development—an Ongoing Conversation

What does workforce development look like in the energy efficiency/building... More

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Conditioned And Unconditioned Unvented Attics

Joe Lstiburek says that the key to unvented attic and roof assemblies is to... More

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Continuous Insulation: Problems and Solutions

To avoid callbacks when making the move to exterior foam insulation, address water... More

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Stone Wool Insulation

Previously sized for metal studs, the AFB (acoustical fire batt) line from... More

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Residential Hot Water Boiler

Eco Tec high-efficiency boilers from Weil-McLain have a 95% AFUE rating. More

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Energy-Efficient Dryer Exhaust Duct Ventilator

Power ventilators purport to improve dryer performance and reduce lint buildup. More

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Performance Testing Ductless Systems

Mini-split heat pumps promise very high heating and cooling efficiency, but do... More

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2020 Ranking of Most and Least Energy-Efficient States

Which U.S. state has the highest rating for home energy and auto efficiency? More

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Managing Solar Gain

In the north, the sun can offer free heat; in southern climates, the sun's heat is... More

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Tracing Air Leaks Using Theatrical Fog

Watch home-performance consultants Jim Bradley and Chris West perform a... More

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