Energy Efficiency

Electricity-Free Heater Uses Candle Power to Warm a Room
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Electricity-Free Heater Uses Candle Power to Warm a Room

This terracotta heater uses candles to store and gradually release heat, allowing... More

How Buried Ducts Can Be More Cost- and Energy-Efficient In Vented Attic Designs
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How Buried Ducts Can Be More Cost- and Energy-Efficient In Vented Attic Designs

The new 2018 IECC has laid out a new path for using buried ducts with fibrous... More

The U.S. Cities with the Strongest Sustainability Programs
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The U.S. Cities with the Strongest Sustainability Programs

Seattle tops the list, followed by Winter Park, Fla., Philadelphia, and Berkeley,... More

Water-Saving Features to Reduce Home Energy Use
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Water-Saving Features to Reduce Home Energy Use

Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt water reductions equal energy savings for home owners... More

Portland Prepares to Require Home Energy Scores on Real Estate Listings
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Portland Prepares to Require Home Energy Scores on Real Estate Listings

Climate advocates are in support, but realtors oppose the “needless complication... More

What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Energy Codes
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What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Energy Codes

Can President-elect Trump de-regulate the housing industry as he has promised? More

Tennessee Homes Highlighting Energy Saving Features
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Tennessee Homes Highlighting Energy Saving Features

Area builders are highlighting features like low-E glass, tankless water heaters... More

Hot Water Heater from Rheem Reduces Energy Use by 73%
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Hot Water Heater from Rheem Reduces Energy Use by 73%

The Prestige Series Hybrid Electric Water Heater saves homeowners an estimated... More

Connecticut’s First Zero-Energy Ready Subdivision Takes Shape
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Connecticut’s First Zero-Energy Ready Subdivision Takes Shape

Singer Village combines historic preservation and tradition with cutting-edge... More

9 Cities That Could Avoid Worst Effects of Climate Change
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9 Cities That Could Avoid Worst Effects of Climate Change

Inland cities aren't the only options. More

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