Energy-Efficient Homes Across the U.S.

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When people hear Energy Star, they typically think of household appliances, but did you know that commercial buildings and homes can be Energy Star certified? This certification was created by the EPA to provide a standard measure of energy efficiency, and buildings are tested and inspected to ensure requirements are met. Check out the 2019 …

Results from the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: BOOTCAMP

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The EPA recently announced results from the ENERGY STAR® National Building Competition: BOOTCAMP. The competition “challenged building owners, managers, and occupants to reduce energy and water use, and save money over just 90 days!” Over 800 buildings tracked their performance using ENERGY STAR PORTFOLIO MANAGER in order to increase monthly savings. Two Nonprofit Energy and …

Reliable is Proud to Offer ENERGY STAR Verified Installation in Georgia

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According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), many utilities have prescriptive rebate programs that offer incentives for high efficient HVAC equipment. But nearly half of all heating and cooling equipment in U.S. homes never performs to its advertised capacity and efficiency due to poor design and incorrect installation. This means homeowners pay higher operating …

Rule Your Attic This Fall

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ENERGY STAR® wants you to take action today and "Rule Your Attic" to stop wasting energy, save money, increase your home's comfort, and reduce the pollution that contributes to climate change.

New Trends in Home Technology

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Research
Southface’s long-term research interests in this project are to analyze the performance of two unique features of this home over the course of a year and expand the knowledge of actual field performance of these emerging technologies.