The federally funded home weatherization program aimed at low-income families is no longer just about caulk and insulation.
Federal initiative designed to launch the home efficiency industry will give homeowners an efficiency rating and access to energy-saving loans.
Republican gains will likely curtail spending on green construction projects, but sector promises to be source of job growth for an economy that sorely needs it, advocates say.
Recurve is creating a suite of software for the home weatherization industry, which is poised for rapid growth with growing homeowner and government interest.
Scientific research, environmental protection and other priorities of the Obama administration would face steep cuts under a congressional Republican spending plan released today.
It's a grass-roots effort to cut energy use one drafty house at a time. CNET's Martin LaMonica participates in a community barn raising where volunteers weatherize a home.
Nicknamed Cash for Caulkers, a program designed to jump-start home efficiency retrofits is backed by a coalition of companies, contractors, and advocacy groups.
A Boston apartment complex is undergoing one of the largest deep-energy retrofit projects in the U.S. that is expected to cut energy use by about 70 percent.
With winter upon us, a favorite gadget of CNET's Martin LaMonica is a blower door, a green building tool for measuring air flow and finding leaks.
A 258-page bill proposed by House Democrats as a way to counter the economic downturn spends billions on clean electricity generation, better battery technology, and broadband deployment.