Background: The Oberlin College community had a vision for their Center for Environmental Studies: it would be more than just a classroom building. It would generate all of its own energy, sharing its surplus with the community. The design ...more
SMARTS is a versatile model that is used by researchers in a number of fields. For example, solar energy researchers use SMARTS to test the ...more
Use this calculator to explore the energy usage of your water heater, and to estimate whether a solar water heater could save you money....more
See how much energy and money you can save by making various design or remodeling changes to your home with this new easy-to-use program. You can ...more
Building energy simulation program that builds on the most popular features and capabilities of BLAST and DOE-2. EnergyPlus includes innovative ...more
GBRI's Training Suite offers advanced training packages including, but not limited to, LEED v3 & v4 project management and implementation, ...more
Matthew Cutler-Welsh produces podcasts and offers consulting for green homes.
The Home Style Green radio show is an (almost) weekly ...more
This is a great calculator for harvest rainwater. It can be used anywhere. Just find your plant water use coefficients, evapotranspiration rates, ...more
The Green Deal Central blog offers some cost-effective advice and insightful tips on making your home more energy efficient.
With rising ...more