Designing and Building a More Sustainable Home

Designing and Building a More Sustainable Home

Designing green homes can be confusing, from understanding finances to choosing materials and design layouts/blueprints. Get step-by-step instructions and helpful checklists to make your green home dreams a reality.

Type: White Paper




Whole-House Ventilation Systems and Improved Control of Air Quality

Whole-House Ventilation Systems and Improved Control of Air Quality

Poorly ventilated homes may cause health risks, while homes with high infiltration rates may experience signifanct energy costs as well as allow contamined air to enter from polluted areas of the home.

Type: White Paper




Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home

Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home

Energy prices are rising, and so are concerns about the impact of energy consumption on the environment. Solar electricity systems can offer a solution.

Type: White Paper




Sustainable Landscape Management Guidelines

Sustainable Landscape Management Guidelines

Sustainable landscapes preserve limited and costly natural resources, reduce waste generation and help prevent air, water and soil pollution.

Type: White Paper




Energy-Efficient Air Conditioning

Energy-Efficient Air Conditioning

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Home Energy and Consumer Reports have provided an informational guide for air conditioning units. Learn how to maintain and understand air conditioners for peak performance and maximum efficiency.

Type: White Paper




How to Buy an Energy-Efficient Ground-Source Heat Pump

How to Buy an Energy-Efficient Ground-Source Heat Pump

Energy-efficient ground-souce heating pumps, space conditioning systems that provide reversible refrigeration cycles that are geothermal, can offer environmental benefits. Learn more about these systems.

Type: White Paper




A Guide to Energy-Efficient Heating and Cooling

A Guide to Energy-Efficient Heating and Cooling

Learn about Energy Star solutions for heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems in this guide from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Type: Guide





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