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Stanley Widener commented on Laurie Guevara-Stone's blog post Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals
"Sometimes the "stick" approach works, but I would anticipate significant pushback from various segments, primarily landlords who don't like being forced to spend capital. At the end of the day, they'll pass these expenses on to…"
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Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

by Sneha AyyagariLack of affordable housing and energy burdens plague many people and communities. Cities throughout the United States are looking for solutions to create greater equity. Many of these cities are part of the over 3,600 US cities, states, and businesses that have pledged support for the goals established in the Paris Agreement in 2015. Improving efficiency and comfort in homes is a key part of meeting these goals because the…See More
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Laurie Guevara-Stone's blog post was featured

Decarbonizing Buildings for All

Lowering carbon emissions from the buildings sector (which produces nearly 40 percent of US carbon emissions) is a crucial part of getting to a decarbonized economy. However, when we implement efficiency or renewable energy projects in buildings, the projects are often targeted to those who can afford…See More
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Franco Oyuela commented on Laurie Guevara-Stone's blog post How Many Hours-of-Safety Do Our Homes Have in Extreme Weather?
"Cold Weather Safety for Older Adults https://www.heatingair.org/If you are like most people, you feel cold every now and then during the winter. What you may not know is that just being really cold can make you very sick.Older woman wearing winter…"
Oct 14
Dennis Heidner commented on Laurie Guevara-Stone's blog post How Many Hours-of-Safety Do Our Homes Have in Extreme Weather?
"Good post for thermal safety. One area missed is beyond just the temperature ranges -- is how the house responds to moisture.  If the heating / cooling system is no longer available is the house able to maintain the relative humidity in a range…"
Aug 8
Laurie Guevara-Stone's blog post was featured

How Many Hours-of-Safety Do Our Homes Have in Extreme Weather?

How many people in your community are at risk during extreme weather events? The heat waves wracking the nation right now can cause heat exhaustion, heatstroke, dehydration, and even death. Last year over 90 people died in Quebec (over 50 in Montreal) due to a heat…See More
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Laurie Guevara-Stone posted a blog post

How Many Hours-of-Safety Do Our Homes Have in Extreme Weather?

How many people in your community are at risk during extreme weather events? The heat waves wracking the nation right now can cause heat exhaustion, heatstroke, dehydration, and even death. Last year over 90 people died in Quebec (over 50 in Montreal) due to a heat…See More
Jul 26

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Laurie Guevara-Stone's Blog

Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

Posted on November 22, 2019 at 3:25pm 1 Comment

by Sneha Ayyagari

Lack of affordable housing and energy burdens plague many people and communities. Cities throughout the United States are looking for solutions to create greater equity. Many of these cities are part of the over 3,600 US cities, states, and businesses that have pledged support for the goals established in the Paris Agreement in 2015. Improving efficiency and comfort in homes is a key part of meeting these…

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Decarbonizing Buildings for All

Posted on November 22, 2019 at 3:14pm 0 Comments

Lowering carbon emissions from the buildings sector (which produces nearly 40 percent of US carbon emissions) is a crucial part of getting to a decarbonized economy. However, when we implement efficiency or renewable energy projects in buildings, the…

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How Many Hours-of-Safety Do Our Homes Have in Extreme Weather?

Posted on July 26, 2019 at 11:30am 2 Comments

How many people in your community are at risk during extreme weather events? The heat waves wracking the nation right now can cause heat exhaustion, heatstroke, dehydration, and even death. Last year over 90 people died in Quebec…

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Zero-Energy Homes Are Ready for Mainstream Markets

Posted on October 4, 2018 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

By Alisa Petersen and Michael Gartman

Zero-energy (ZE) homes—efficient homes that produce or procure as much renewable energy as they consume over the course of a year—are often marketed as luxury homes, only available to the select few that are willing to pay a significant premium to do the right thing for the environment. In keeping with this luxury perception, research shows these homes are often more comfortable and healthier than conventional homes for a variety…

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At 8:32pm on November 20, 2018, James Pollard said…

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At 8:54pm on September 4, 2018, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Laurie,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos, and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

Thanks!

Diane, HEP Forum Moderator

 
 
 

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Installing High Efficiency Equipment....?

Started by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. on Thursday. 5 Replies

ACEEE 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. Nov 29. 1 Reply

HVAC Contractors Expand Their Role in Home Performance

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. Nov 29. 1 Reply

States with the Most Energy-Efficient Construction Jobs in 2019

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. Nov 29. 1 Reply

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"I too do not wish to see 80% equipment in homes, it was a point i was making."
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