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Solar Architecture and Green Building

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Installing a solar power system on a residence in the United States garners a 30 percent federal tax credit.  ©2016 Solar Nation

Basic Solar Power for Homeowners

Installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) system for your home is typically a good investment. In the United States, according to studies by the Department of Energy, the average home with a solar energy system increased in value by $5,900 for every one ...more

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory

Alphabetical list of tools used for energy efficiency in buildings.


Energy Modeling Software Tools Directory (USA)

Many of these tools are free to use and help with thermal design, acoustics, heating, cooling, heat loss and gain, daylighting, shading, energy ...more

Sombrero 3.01 (Germany)

A PC-tool to calculate shadows on arbitrarily oriented surfaces. For both, active use of solar energy (domestic hot water, photovoitaics) as well ...more

Design Advisor MIT (USA)

Architects and Building Designers can use computer modeling to improve indoor comfort and energy performance of conceptual building designs. But ...more

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Leading Force Energy and Design (Yakima, Washington, USA)

Leading Force Energy and Design Center represents many products and systems for green built homes and small commercial projects. Leading Force ...more

Best Solar Panel Review 2016

Carbon footprints on the brain? Investing in solar energy is an excellent solution, but between hardware, installation, and the electronic ...more

Ecomedes (Fee-based)

Ecomedes is a cloud-based software platform dedicated to simplifying sustainability. The platform is designed to leverage product data during ...more

International WELL Building Institute (Global)

The WELL Building Standard (WELL) is administered by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI), which is a public benefit ...more

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