James Brown Feels Good (About Weatherization)

One of the weirder things I’ve come across in the past year– apart from Soviet Cookiemonster, our second-most viewed post

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Detroit’s Green Task Force Looks Toward Benchmarking, PACE, Energy Codes

The Energy Waste Reduction Committee of the Detroit Green Task Force met yesterday morning to talk shop for the last

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DIY Energy Tips: Insulating Boiler Pipe

Got a boiler? Insulate your pipes to save you some bucks.

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Facing A Crisis of COVID, Evictions, and Utility Shutoffs

COVID19 is exposing a particularly ugly nexus between energy insecurity and housing insecurity, referred to in a few separate presentations at a recent workgroup meeting of the Michigan Public Service Commission.

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Glazed Over: Donald Trump’s Tiny Windows Conspiracy

US President Donald Trump’s claims that Democrats want to make the windows smaller in everyone’s houses were, while baseless, not the craziest thing he’s ever said. Glazing, energy, and you!

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New Client Who Dis

Handbuilt’s newest client is energy building guru Kevin McNeely, who works on energy audits and architectural energy consulting services around the Midwest.

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Interview with the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Carla Frisch on America’s Pledge

Nat sits down with the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Carla Frisch to talk about America’s Pledge, an initiative to bring together cities, states, and corporations to tackle the climate crisis– with real, quantifiable benefits for every citizen.

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