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Going Deep On Energy Retrofits

Extensive Work Results in Significant Energy Savings
June 23, 2014

Savvy contractors working in this niche market focus not only on deep energy reductions, but on non-energy benefits, such as improved comfort, better IAQ, increased home values, and a more durable home. 


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Dec. 21, 2012: Schöck Introduces New Solution to Thermal Bridging to U.S. Building Market

December 21, 2012
Schöck, an international developer of products for thermal insulation, impact sound insulation, and reinforcement technology, has announced the United States introduction of Isokorb®, a solution to thermal bridging in the building envelope.


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April 17, 2012: Researchers Aim to Develop Smart Building Envelopes to Reduce Energy Costs

April 17, 2012
Within the envelopes of commercial and residential buildings rests the promise of major, new energy efficiencies in the built environment, according to University of Michigan researchers.


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DOE Offers $5.2M to HVAC Projects

April 2, 2012
As part of the Obama administration’s blueprint for an American economy built to last, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the availability of up to $5.2 million in fiscal year 2012 to develop improved building efficiency technologies, including advanced heating and cooling systems.


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A Change in the Air at ACCA

March 9, 2012

At this year's conference, the term HVAC disappeared and was replaced with Home Performance Contracting.


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2014 ACI Home Performance Conference

The 2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show was held in Detroit.

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NEWSMakers: Doug Dougherty

Doug Dougherty, president and CEO of the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) joins the program to discuss the latest happenings with GEO, including the drive to get included in state and federal definitions of renewable energy, plus the future of geothermal.  Posted on July 25.

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