Tag Archives: energy efficiency

Rocket Science Meets Building Science at U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Rocket Science Meets Building Science at U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Nexus Energy Center created an energy exhibit for the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville as part of the AlabamaWISE community energy program to help families reduce energy waste. Space Center CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart unveiled he interactive exhibit during an Energy Huntsville meeting Tuesday. The exhibit demonstrates the concept of building science, a strategy… Continue Reading

Home Energy Champions: AlabamaWISE Home Performance Success Story

AlabamaWISE success story: The Streets Kevin and Judy Street of Huntsville took the whole-house approach to saving energy and improving comfort for a 2200 square foot brick ranch with a projected energy savings of 22%. She consulted with AlabamaWISE participating contractor, Synergy Home Performance to identify a set of improvements. “Gary from Synergy taught me… Continue Reading

Remodel Guide for Energy Efficient Historic Homes

This resource guide to renovation of historic houses addresses energy efficiency and related issues such as building durability, indoor air quality, and occupant health, safety, and comfort. The best practices described in this guide are based on the results of research and demonstration projects conducted by Building America’s research teams in cooperation with the Dept.… Continue Reading