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Choosing a Good Contractor

Ventilation

Construction

Water & Water Heating


General Resources

Glossary

State Energy Offices

Home Energy magazine – Serving professionals and laypersons in residential energy management for nearly 30 years.

Recycling old products after you upgrade.

ENERGY STAR for Home Improvement

The Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) – Houses That Work program, SmartTools Bookstore (including Builder’s Guides on building science for specific climate zones).

National Center for Healthy Housing – Educational programs, tools, and resources to help the public create and maintain a healthy home.

Rocky Mountain Institute Residential Building Library (Scroll down to “Home Energy Briefs”)

U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:

  • eere.energy.gov
  • Building America – Publications, webinars, software, links; look for Technology Fact Sheets and Building America Best Practices Series.
    • Publications:
      • Vol. 14: Energy Renovations: HVAC: A Guide for Contractors to Share with Homeowners (2011)
      • BSC Information Sheet 001: Residential Best Practices Criteria for All Climates
      • Building Technologies Program

Books:

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