The Greened House Effect: Renovating Your Home with a Deep Energy Retrofit by Jeff Wilson. $21.53. Author: Jeff Wilson. Publication: June 7, 2013. Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing; 2 edition (June 7, 2013)
The Mount sits in the rolling landscape of the Berkshire Hills, with views overlooking Laurel Lake and all the way out to the mountains. At the turn of the century, Lenox and Stockbridge were thriving summer resort communities, home to Vanderbilts, Sloanes, and other prominent families of the Gilded Age.
The competition held by the Department of Energy at Cornell University makes sure architects come up energy efficient homes. That’s the case with the Solar Decathlon House in Ithaca, New York, where the guys from Zero Energy Design (ZED) worked their butts to meet the criteria for a zero-energy residence. The one bedroom and one bathroom home uses photovoltaic and thermal systems, rain-water recycling and water-efficient fixtures and is surrounded by a green scenery. And the interior is just…
Community energy model is speeding US move to renewables
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