Air leakage causes curiously high heating and cooling costs in buildings that are supposed to be energy-efficient. This shouldn’t be a mystery. You can’t achieve airtightness without trying. Airtightness has never been a goal of the building construction industry, and that isn’t changing. Most buildings, both homes and larger buildings, don’t really have an air[…]Read more
The Homeowners Handbook to Energy Efficiency John Krigger is a passionate and respected authority on energy-efficient construction. He is the author of several publications on the topic. He recently spent three years in Europe studying super-efficient construction and is working with homeowners across North America to establish sure-fire ways of implementing this zero-energy construction approach.
Solar Energy News Department of Energy to Invest $60 Million in Solar Power Technologies The Department of Energy yesterday announced that there will be a $60 million investment over 3 years for applied scientific research to advance cutting-edge Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technologies Read the whole blog post here – http://energy.gov/articles/department-energy-invest-60-million-develop-innovative-concentrating-solar-power