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The Midori Haus: Balancing Airflow in a Zehnder HRV System

Posted by Building Performance Journal on February 20, 2020 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

In our upcoming Spring issue, we'll be publishing an article about the Midori Haus--a classic California bungalow, built in 1922, that was retrofitted to meet the Passive House standard, and reduced its energy use by 80%. Our article is about educating consumers and builders about the home's features but the author has already wrote in…

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A Contractor’s Guide to Compensating for Oversized Air Conditioners

Posted by Kristina Frunze on February 21, 2020 at 5:00pm 2 Comments

Most HVAC contractors know that an oversized air conditioner wastes substantial amounts of energy and money. Still, plenty of contractors, either through error or self-interest, sell oversized air conditioning systems that burden homeowners.

Because the issue is fairly prevalent, it’s important that contractors be aware of methods for solving it. Not every customer will be willing to have their unit replaced with a…

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A Quick Guide to Climate Change Policy in 2020

Posted by Emily Ambrose on February 21, 2020 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

- By Energy Circle Staff

The landscape of energy and sustainability policy and legislation is changing swiftly, both due to the impact of ever-evolving political paradigms and the need to address the issues surrounding climate change. This barrage of policy change can be tricky to keep up with—but we try to…

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Veterans in Energy Efficiency - Who do you know?

Posted by Carol Harley on February 21, 2020 at 12:44pm 0 Comments

Did you know that >236,000 U.S. veterans are now employed in energy efficiency? Veterans share insights about their fulfilling energy careers in Pat Stanton's blog here. If you are a veteran -- or know any veterans working in EE -- please write to policy@e4thefuture.org so we can spread the positive message about vets in a growing field.…

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