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Historic Home in New York Goes 100% Renewable Energy

Exemplary Clifton Park, NY net-zero retrofit is equipped with solar, geothermal, high efficiency building envelop and much more.

Historic home gets a 100% renewable energy retrofit in Clifton Park, NY. (Courtesy photo)

Joe Parsons

Paul and Joanne Coons had envisioned taking a vacant historic farmhouse in Clifton Park, New York, and making it […]

Air-Source Heat Pumps in Homes

Robb Aldrich

Electrification is all the rage. Modern air-source heat pumps (ASHPs) are fantastic technologies, and they can provide reliable, efficient, clean, affordable, and sustainable heating and cooling when done well and in the right application. I worry that these caveats are too often glossed over. I’ve also seen really bad heat pump installations, and […]

Radiant Floors Provide Indoor Air Quality Benefits

Radiant floors bring energy-efficient, low-maintenance comfort to homes while promoting a cleaner indoor environment.

Kim Bliss

When the global pandemic forced lockdowns across the country and many employees were mandated to work from home, it brought a new focus on the need for sustainability and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in structures. This trend is bringing […]