A local solar company…
Added by CEE on July 31, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments
Jim Pearl Gold home is so snug and energy efficient that in the winter he heats the home with wood and powers it entirely with solar panels.
Jim designed his new home in central Virginia with energy efficiency in mind. It’s very high performing with spray-in foam insulation, high-end windows and doors, excellent heating and cooling systems, an intentionally designed southwest orientation, and large overhangs on the…Continue
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Gas-powered cars and trucks account for about …Continue
Added by CEE on July 25, 2018 at 1:25pm — No Comments
When you're looking to undertake any kind of a remodel or repair in your home it's important to understand the scope of work to be done. Having at least a basic understanding of the local building codes is a good first step for every homeowner to make sure that the job is being done right. In the article below we try to cover some of the basics that would apply for a gas line installation.…Continue
Added by Matt Peterson on July 19, 2018 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Vienna, Virginia and Scottsdale, Arizona – July 19, 2018 – Pearl Certification and HomeSmart International are proud to announce that HomeSmart Arizona has been accepted into Pearl’s prestigious Broker Advantage Program. HomeSmart is the first broker in Arizona to receive this distinction.
“HomeSmart agents work relentlessly each day to help their clients get maximum value for their homes,” stated Carol Perry, chief business development officer…Continue
Added by Pearl Certification on July 19, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments
A local solar company…
Air conditioners are the essential bastions of cool breezes when the mercury skyrockets and the hot summer sun begins to bake down on…Continue
Added by John White on July 16, 2018 at 1:34am — No Comments
In April 2018, members from across the home performance industry traveled to Washington, DC to participate in the first annual Contractor Lobby Day. The lobby day, which was sponsored by E4TheFuture, consisted of meetings with members of Congress and their staff to advocate for residential energy efficiency/home performance policy. The event was free to attend and provided an…Continue
Added by Building Performance Association on July 10, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Given the critical role that state and local energy policy and regulations play in the development of energy efficiency marketplaces, HPC focuses on removing state and local barriers to the growth of small businesses seeking to thrive in the residential energy efficiency marketplace. HPC's policy efforts are focused on state-based cost-effectiveness testing.
Why this focus?
Virtually every state uses some version of the five cost…Continue
Added by Building Performance Association on July 6, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments
Read the original post at https://www.mncee.org/blog/september-2017/sustainability-in-the-work-we-do,-and-how-we-do-it/
CEE provides practical energy solutions for homes, businesses, and communities — but that only…Continue
Added by CEE on July 6, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments
On May 22, the Minnesota Legislature concluded its 2018 regular session. During this session CEE collaborated with other organizations in support of policies to advance energy efficiency.
Most of this session’s energy initiatives were passed to Governor Dayton in a massive omnibus bill. But the Governor vetoed the so-called “Omnibus Prime” bill, citing the…
Added by CEE on July 2, 2018 at 10:37am — No Comments