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Building Construction, HVAC, and Landscape Design -- Energy Efficiency - HVAC, Lighting, Insulation

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View Resource 1-Watt Compliant Products

Following is a list of the appliances in our database that have standby losses of 1 watt or less. This is not an exhaustive list of 1-watt compliant devices, but only those we have actually measured....

http://standby.lbl.gov/archives/1w-products.html
View Resource A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Energy Star Home Sealing

This is a very well done guide to sealing up air leaks in your home. Lots of good how-to pictures. A couple small add-ons I would make: - Replacing older can lights so that you can insulate right...

http://www.energystar.gov/ia/partners/publications/pubdocs/D...
View Resource A Pilot Project for a Low Energy Building Equipped with Thermal Slabs, Heat Pump and Ground Heat Storage

An eight-page building simulation. In this work the design of a pilot building located in Padova (Italy) is presented. This building is equipped with a novel type of thermal active slab fed by a...

http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS2003/BS03_0275_282.pdf
View Resource Affordable Comfort Inc. Homepage

ACI seeks to advance the energy performance of residential buildings. It brings together developers and policy makers and sponsors conferences, trainings and education initiatives.

http://www.affordablecomfort.org
View Resource Air Conditioning System Operation Strategies for Intermittent Occupancy Buildings in a Hot-Humid Climate

An eight-page building simulation paper. For many buildings, continuous operation of the air conditioning system is not necessary for achieving thermal comfort during the occupied periods. Depending...

http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS2003/BS03_0115_122.pdf
View Resource An Introduction to Green Building: Part 2: Environmental Sensitivity with Building Materials

Choosing "green" building materials is not a cut-and-dried process. There are many considerations ? sometimes conflicting. No project will be composed of a perfectly green set of materials and s...

http://files.uniteddiversity.com/Ecological_Building/An_Intr...
View Resource An Introduction to Green Building—Part 1: Resource Efficiency

"Green building" is a way of enhancing the environment. It benefits humans, the community, the environment, and a builder's bottom line. It is about tailoring a building and its site to the to local...

http://files.uniteddiversity.com/Ecological_Building/An_Intr...
View Resource Analysis of Envelope Thermal Behaviour Through Parametric Studies

An eight-page building simulation paper. A simulation methodology has been created for establishing the impact of increasing the insulation of the building envelope upon its global thermal...

http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS2003/BS03_0195_202.pdf
View Resource APT Sustainable Energy

For thermal imaging and commercial equipment used.

http://www.apt-energy.com/
View Resource Architecture2030: Climate Change, Global Warming, & the Built Environment

Climatologists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) confirmed that the highest global annual average surface temperature in more than a century was recorded in 2005.

http://www.architecture2030.org/
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