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www. h o m e e n e r g y. o r g f a ceb o ok . c om / h ome ener g ymag JA N U A R Y/ F E B R U A R Y 20 1 3 Vo l . 3 0 N o . 1 t w it t e r: @h o m e e n e rg y m a g contents Editorial 2 Home Non -Energy: Preparing Homes for Future Blackouts 24 Deep Energy Retrofi ts by Paul Eldrenkamp and Mike Duclos Three residential case studies dive into deep energy retrofi tting procedures on wood-frame structures. Letters 3 Transition for a Hero of Weatherization and Reader Questions Cost-Effectiveness of Weather Stripping 32 Is That House an Air Filter? 12 Selling Energy by Brent Stephens Residential building envelopes can act as particle fi lters—but to what extent? Tools of the Trade 6 Static-Pressure Probes: Measuring Combustion Draft Conservation The Art of Educating, Listening, Partnership, and Flexibility by Cynthia Ojczyk The fi rst step to selling energy conservation is gaining the confi dence of your clients. Trends 10 Experiences in an All-LED Home New & Notable 46 New LBNL Resource, Healthy House Institute Offers Free Downloads, and Indow Windows: A New Alternative 18 Financing Home Energy Effi ciency & Renewable Energy 40 Taking Weatherization by Francisco DeVries and Kelley McKanna Lessons learned from the solar fi nancing market provide insight into fi nance solutions for home performance. to Native Americans in Washington State 50 Advertiser Index 51 Sustainable Connections 52 Calendar by Eunice Herren New weatherization agencies are formed on tribal land, but there’s a long road ahead. HomeEnergy.org WHAT’S ONLINE NOW? Exterior Air Sealing by Bill Asdal A case study on Shadowbrook Townhomes in New Jersey. The XX Factor by Macie Melendez A look at the Women in Home Performance initiative. COVER: During a deep energy retrofi t, a two-family home in the Boston area has its roof fl ashed onto the top layer of foam (see p. 24). Photo by Paul Eldrenkamp www. homeenergy.org 1

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