Energy efficiency

February 28, 2017

The standout kitchen and bath features in The New American Home 2017 offer innovation, luxury, and new takes on the tried and true 

February 24, 2017

Skeptics say that the large amount of electricity needed to melt and purify silicon used to make PVs comes mostly from power plants burning fossil fuels

St. Louis. Photo: Pixabay

February 23, 2017

Builders say the code will help make homes more affordable

Photo: Ian Muttoo/Creative Commons

February 16, 2017

A new pilot program provides off-grid PV and battery storage systems for customers located far off the grid

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February 16, 2017

The average cost of rooftop solar power is now equivalent to the national average for utility-supplied electricity, or about 12¢ per kWh

Photo: Gray Watson/Wikimedia Commons

February 10, 2017

Bridgeport’s solar installation numbers jumped more than doubled to 350 last year, which has led to a three-month backlog

Photo: Alfred Twu/Wikimedia Commons

February 08, 2017

Redfin identified 10 cities in the region with the most potential for solar development

January 24, 2017

A system such as Energy Star’s Energy Use Intensity (EUI) could provide a better market-driven approach to sustainability


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