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Window Film: A Cost Effective Window Retrofit

Posted by Jeffrey R. Plummer, Guest Contributor greenbuildermedia.com Feb 5, 2015 4:53:43 PM Window film technology has improved since it was first conceived. Newer films are high-tech products that adhere well and greatly improve an old window’s performance at a modest cost. As this advocate for films suggests, they definitely should have a place at […]

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RESNET Releases 2014 Annual Report

  Across the nation the RESNET HERS Index Score is fast becoming a mainstream in the housing market. Homebuilders are having their homes energy rated and are marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes; Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are incorporating the HERS Index Scores in their listings; and the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code […]

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Short Term and Long Term Benefits of Solar Energy

By Tim Smith Sustainable, renewable, green energy is all the rage, and rightly so. Not only are renewable energy sources like solar better for our battered environment, but the appeal of ridding yourself of expensive electricity and gas bills is undeniable. Our bright, brilliant sun is a great alternative to being tethered to the power […]

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Building America Solution Center

The Building America Solution Center provides access to expert information on hundreds of high-performance construction topics, including air sealing and insulation, HVAC components, windows, indoor air quality, and much more. Click on the link to explore the Solution Center.

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New TEC Webinars

The Energy Conservatory 612-827-1117 editor@energyconservatory.com energyconservatory.com PERFORMANCE TESTING TOOLS TEC Announcements February 2015 Upcoming Webinars and Webinar Changes Upcoming Webinars Accuracy, Calibration and Maintenance, Oh My! We will cover the basic terminology of accuracy, precision and error. We will discuss what calibration is and is not and what needs to be calibrated. We will also […]

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ACTION ALERT: Ask Committee to Oppose H.B. 285

From David A. Wilson, executive director, Utah Energy Conservation Coalition: Personal action needs to be taken on this right now. Letters, emails, and phone calls are needed. The 2012 Utah version of the IECC is bad enough, but to move code adoption back 9 years is reckless and beyond understanding. There is NO benefit to […]

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8 Things You Might Not Need in Your Kitchen

  Adapted from an article posted on builddirect.com If you have a small kitchen, every square inch of counter space counts. Chances are you have a collection of items on your kitchen counters that you don’t use regularly, only have a single use, or both of those. Maybe space is so tight that you been […]

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Harmful Bill to Further Delay Utah Energy Code Adoption

  House Bill 285 sponsored by Representative Brad R. Wilson, proposes to delay the review and adoption of current model building codes in Utah from every three years to every nine years. Currently new homes are only built slightly better than the 2006 energy code. This bill could delay improvements until July 2025, leaving Utahns on the […]

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