I got a question from a PV salesperson about SHW, went to energy code trainings and SHW came up, and have been reminded a lot lately that SHW is a viable option. I had to write it down to organize it before it all went away. Here in Hawaii, passive solar systems are prevalent because we don't have to worry about freezing so much. We also have $0.34/kWh electricity on the Big Island.
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When thinking of the best way to save mother nature, it's likely that the last thing on your mind would be a gutter system. Well, surprise, maybe it's time to get out there and not only clean that gutter system but perhaps install a water storage system to make better use of water resources in your city.
Many homeowners interested in the practice of permaculture find that saving water, heat, and land to be amongst the most important factors in sustainability.
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Before solving the above scenario, the key assumptions are as follows:
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IAQ & Energy 2018 is the industry’s first hybrid Live In-person/Online event! We’re taking the MIAQC’s 19th annual regional conference to new levels, with an expanded group of…Continue
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Thanks to forward thinking by policymakers and terrific…
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It’s a common practice to try to encourage or change behavior with incentives. Parents do it all the time. Have you ever agreed to do something for the reward that was promised upon completion? Finished your dinner so you could have ice cream? Or as Pink Floyd famously sang “how can you have any pudding if you…Continue
I am working with an insulation company who has already applied 2" of closed cell foam over the deck of a roof deck that has been remediated for mold twice. It was thought by spraying the foam, there would be no chance of the mold coming back. This is a million dollar home in the Chicagoland area and homeowner is trying to sell the home but a private home inspector says the foam will shorten the life of the roof and he has scared off perspective buyers with his talk. I have told the…Continue
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Getting ready for HPC18? Plan to stop by the Faces of EE photo booth on April 24 to receive a FREE portrait by a top rated photographer. By participating, you will also be entered in a drawing to win a 2019 national conference registration.
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Everyone wants to live in the home of their dreams, but how to make it comes true?
First of all, to construct a house for your family, choose the agency that offers complex services. Because you will not have no need to find professionals for each building stage. Also it will reduce costs and completion time. If you need a such one, who offers services of architecture, interior design and…Continue
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