Energy & Advocacy News


>>Where to Insulate in a Home
For optimal energy efficiency, your home should be properly insulated from the roof down to its foundation. In addition to insulation, consider moisture and air leakage control in each area of your house.
>>U.S. DOE Building America Update
The U.S. Department of Energy's Building America Update newsletter is now available, and includes:
>Building Energy Optimization (BEopt) Version 2.4 with powerful multifamily capabilities
>A new crowdsourcing initiative seeking statements about building-related challenges; submit by July 15 and be eligible for cash prizes
>July 22 webinar on new tools and content from the Building America Solution Center
>Call for building science education curricula and content
>The 2015 EEBA conference, featuring Building America sessions and the Housing Innovation Awards
>DOE’s Notice of Intent to seek nominations for the Central Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Working Group
>Zero Energy Ready Home news and events
>Residential success stories highlighting space-conditioning solutions from Building America
>Building America in the news
>The latest publications from Building America: measure guidelines, case studies for new and existing homes and technologies, and more!
Read the full issue for the latest news and information from Building America.