June 20, 2024

Creating Your Home Electrification Plan: A Step-By-Step Guide

Your values should guide your electrification journey. But with a clear project timeline mapped out, you can budget for upgrades, replace old appliances before they fail, and maximize cost-saving incentives.

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April 9, 2024

Decarbonize Your Hearth with an Electric Fireplace

Advances in technology mean that our homes can use less energy without anyone noticing, and without sacrificing our quality of life.

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January 30, 2024

We Are the Rare, Repeat Heat Pump Water Heater Customers

We’ve embraced heat pump water heaters on our journey to electrify completely. And we were among the first in the US to buy and install a plug-in, 120V heat pump water heater

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January 25, 2024

Heat Pump Clothes Dryers: Low-Impact Laundry

Heat pump clothes dryers are an exciting, relatively new electrification technology. One can cut perhaps 10% of your household energy use.

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January 8, 2024

ePAVE Joins the Battle Against Urban Heat Islands

During a day with a comfortable temperature of 75°F, asphalt surface temperatures in full sun can rise to 125° F or more. “Cool pavement” coatings from ePAVE can decrease those surface temperatures by 5–20°F.

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December 21, 2023

SIPs for High-Performance Enclosures: Faster, Better, and Greater Value

The construction industry is long overdue for some disruptive change. For Sam Rashkin, it’s not a matter of if SIPs will become the industry standard, it’s when.

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October 9, 2023

Occupancy Intelligence for Energy Savings

Data from Feedback Solutions helps optimize HVAC in commercial buildings, while ensuring healthy air exchange and revealing value-added inights.

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September 11, 2023

Selecting Sustainable Materials: An #EcoRenovate Guide

Selecting sustainable finishes and furnishings is as important as green construction. So look at the lifecycle of products, and decide what's most important.

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July 19, 2023

Tackling Water Scarcity: RainStick Showers Changing the Game

In-home greywater recycling systems offer significant water savings, but they can be expensive and challenging to to install. This immediate, point-of-use water treatment technology combats water scarcity one shower at a time.

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July 5, 2023

Cost-Effective Retrofits: 7 Steps to Zero Energy

To achieve a substantial reduction in CO2 emissions, we can smooth the runway for energy-efficient, cost-effective home retrofits

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June 23, 2023

Demand Response Technology: Key to Decarbonizing Multifamily

In multifamily residential buildings, demand response technology is a powerful tool to help balance the strain on the grid and reduce the need for utilities to resort to peaker plants.

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May 16, 2023

Top Policies That Propel Passive House in North America

New York, Pennsylvania, and British Columbia shone through as centers of successful Passive House policy innovation.

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