Energy efficiency



Honda Smart House Tracks Family's Use of Energy

Photo courtesy of Honda Smart House US.

News
March 23, 2015
One of the 10 homes constructed as part of Project Home Again in New Orleans.

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America program tested three dehumidification scenarios in 10 homes that were constructed as part of Project Home Again, a humanitarian effort funded by Leonard Riggio, president of Barnes & Noble bookstores, to provide housing for low-income New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

Features
March 23, 2015

Controlling humidity in humid climates, such as New Orleans, can be a sticky business

News
March 18, 2015

This new fee will be based on a solar user’s peak power demand during the month.

News
February 20, 2015

Buyers willing to pay more for a house with photovoltaics

Louisville Development to Be Largest Geothermal Community in the U.S.

Google Streetview of Norton Commons.

News
February 19, 2015

A ground-source heat pump will be required in every unit.

News
February 11, 2015

For some residents, aesthetic value matters over carbon footprint and savings.

Features
January 19, 2015

Bringing transparency to energy-efficienct window design and selection

News
October 03, 2014

A $5 million pot is up for grabs in the nationwide contest for communities to develop and implement long-term energy efficiency plans.

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