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Cost Effectiveness of Home Energy Retrofits in Pre-Code Vintage Homes

This analytical study examines the opportunities for cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy retrofits in residential archetypes constructed prior to 1980 (pre-code) in fourteen U.S.
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Challenges in Measuring Post-Retrofit Energy Savings in Existing Buildings

Challenges in Measuring Post-Retrofit Energy Savings in Existing Buildings | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

Crogan, PE, from Taitem Engineering explains the challenges in measuring actual energy savings, common mistakes, lessons learned and best practices from quality assurance reviews of NYSERDA Multi-family Performance Projects.


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Is Retrofitting Better For the Environment?

Is Retrofitting Better For the Environment? | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

A study shows that new buildings, no matter how “green”, will take up to 80 years to overcome their negative impact on climate change and energy savings.


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France puts its ETS money into housing renovation

France puts its ETS money into housing renovation | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
France has decided to use the money generated by the Emissions Trading System for carbon dioxide to fund an ambitious energy-efficient renovation programme announced by President François Hollande. EurActiv.fr reports.

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Energy efficiency news - Retroficiency provides energy assessment

Energy efficiency news - Retroficiency provides energy assessment | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
The US-based Liberty Property Trust is using Retroficiency’s energy assessment platform to identify efficiency opportunities in its portfolio of 110 buildings.
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California may have to return energy-efficiency federal funding in 4 months - 89.3 KPCC

California may have to return energy-efficiency federal funding in 4 months - 89.3 KPCC | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

California may have to return energy-efficiency federal funding in 4 months. According to a recent state audit, California is not spending enough money — at least, not on energy reforms.

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