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The initiative intends to validate residential energy efficiency improvements to help Missouri homeowners save energy
The methodology includes an energy savings assessment
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State housing authorities are starting to take an interest in Passive House standards
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Instead of building a battery room, eco-conscious homeowners can simply mount a sleek Powerwall
Are homebuyers more interested in being green or saving green?
Between 1980 and 2009 energy consumption per U.S. household declined despite the increased number of larger houses with more personal computers, large-screen TVs, and other electricity-consuming gadgets in the U.S.
Photo: courtesy Rheem Manufacturing
New energy-efficiency standards will make water heaters more expensive, bigger, and more complex to install. Here’s what you need to know
Young adult buyers have ranked homes and products with Energy Star certifications as a priority
A home produces enough energy to charge electric cars and power part of the museum next door