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Study Finds Spatial and Racial Disparities in Energy Efficiency

In 2013, nearly 14 million US households had unpaid utility bills and 2.2 million households had their utilities disconnected. One strategic solution has been to address residential energy efficiency; however, the absence of readily available data on household energy use and efficiency presents and impediment to effectively targeting programs to those most in need. 164 more words

Weatherization Plus Health in Washington State: An Update

In April, we described the launch of an exciting new weatherization venture in Washington State that combines the energy efficiency improvements of weatherization with a targeted approach to reduce and remove asthma triggers in low-income households. 445 more words


Problem Solved, Savings Realized: Fluidline’s Mary Schmitt Knows A Good Deal When She Sees It

Mary Schmitt, owner and president of Fluidline Components in Clawson, Michigan, struggled to read the Spring 2013 issue of Energy Smarts for Michigan Business. And no wonder, the old fluorescent lights in her office were dim and flickering. 875 more words

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Alberta adopts building code changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

EDMONTON – Alberta is adopting construction rules that aim to make new homes and other buildings more energy efficient to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The updated or new codes that cover building, electrical, gas and sewage systems go into effect next month. 203 more words


Fight the Cold - Insulate your home with Plasti-Fab's Exterior Sheathing Insulation

written by Melissa Carruthers
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It’s October and cold weather is just around the corner!  We are all trying to find the best way to keep our heat in and the cold out!  604 more words


DJK Custom Homes - Ensuring Energy Efficiency in All New Residences

Based in Plainfield, Illinois, DJK Custom Homes has three decades of experience in constructing quality residences that families truly enjoy living in. DJK Custom Homes… 150 more words

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Global Energy Efficiency [Infographic]

Controlling and reducing energy consumption has become a priority of governments around the world in recent years. It is now apparent that our planet’s natural resources are running out and if we are to sustain the global economy and take care of the earth, then we need to be more energy efficient. 219 more words