This document explains what ductless mini split heat pumps are and why you should be using one in your home.
Type: Special Report
While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far fewer products for consumer use. However, some associations are developing standards that will lead to the rapid adoption of DC power distribution. This white paper takes a look at DC power and how some experts believe it is the answer for future energy needs.
Type: White Paper
Insurance companies, state regulators and government agencies are providing significant insurance discounts for homes built to new, more resilient standards like the FORTIFIED Home standard. This white paper covers one popular approach to building a storm-resilient home — using insulated concrete forms (ICFs) for the wall assembly and foundation.
Type: White Paper
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Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.
By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.
This technology enables homeowners to generate electricity every time they wash dishes, take showers, do laundry, wash cars, water the lawn, and flush.
The project will equal Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual electrity demand.
Battery storage systems are getting cheaper so it's easier homeowners with solar systems to cut ties to the grid.
CSS can be the ‘killer app’ for cooperatives, supplying a cost-competitive, locally sourced, clean energy resource.
Research forecasts market dominance for high-performance homes, buildings
This is Mercedes-Benz Energy's first collaboration with a U.S. solar provider, bringing its premium, high-performance, road-tested technology for home
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California residents can now purchase and have installed the Sonnen battery system to help manage renewable energy and peak time energy use.
The latest book from author Sheri Koones explores the beauty, variety, design, and positive benefits of small-scale, prefab construction.
It was the most intense tornado season the region had seen in 50 years and the city of Greensburg, Kansas, saw the worst of it.
Generating renewable energy at home, particularly solar power, continues to be gain ground as prices fall and homeowners and builders come to understand the long-term value.
If you’re building or renovating green, or are even thinking about it, there are some big tax incentives for you.
More than half of home builders expect to be doing 60 percent or more of their new homes green by 2020, an interest reflected in the Top 10 feature stories for 2015.
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