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w w w. h ome ene r g y. o r g f a c e b o o k . c om / h ome ene r g y m a g JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2015 Vol. 32 No. 1 t w i t t e r : @ h ome ene r g y m a g contents Editorial 2 The Fast-Changing World of Saving Energy 4 Honey, why is water dripping from the ceiling when it’s bright and sunny outside? by Bob Wendt Roofs should not leak—period. Find out how a Midwest homeowner solved her leaky roof problem for good. 30 Contributors 31 Advertiser Index 31 Calendar The Back Porch 32 What’s Reasonable Versus What’s Heroic 12 Sequential online Trends The Energy Star LED Difference by Taylor Jantz-Sell Energy-Saving Strategies— Think Again by John Dixon V-Strip Weather Strip Update: Two Years Later by Ethan Skutt and Ian Shapiro Energy Upgrades by Terry Nordbye Your clients may not always have the budget to go “all the way,” but this contractor’s got a Passive House solution that’s a real win-win. Perspective Clean Energy Works Oregon: Selling Total Home Performance by Tom White fin d thi s iss ue’ s tre nds onl ine At w w w.h ome Janua ry / february 2015 ene rgy .or g $ 15 8 One-Stop Shop by Danielle Sass Byrnett Need information? You’ll likely find it in the Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center. 22 Beyond Zero Energy in Beyond Zero Energy in European Hom es Better Buildin gs Solution Center Leaky Ceiling s Sequential Energy Upgrad es European Homes by Henning Ellermann A look at the key market drivers and trends shows us where energy-efficient building is headed in Europe. COVER: General contractor Don Kingery installs attic insulation as part of a sequential energy upgrade. Photo by Terry Nordbye www. h ome ene rg y .o rg 1

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