• Radon Mitigation: A Business Opportunity

    Radon is easily measured and mitigated, making it a potential add-on service for a home performance contractor.

    Read More

     
  • Natural Gas Is Becoming Less Attractive

    Not only is natural gas not as environmentally friendly as we thought, the leakage during extraction, transmission, and storage is much greater.

    Read More

     
  • RENEW Your Subscription

    DON'T LET YOUR HOME ENERGY
    SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRE!

    Access premium content online or in print.

    Renew Today!

     
  • Sustainable Resilience

    In the summer of 2005, shortly after buying what he thought would be his dream house, Ron Notes realized he had a problem.

    Read More

     
  • Mitigating Climate Change and Addressing Social Justice

    The story of one housing developer that builds environmentally conscious, affordable housing for society's underprivileged.

    Read More

     
  • Sign Up for Training Programs

    Advance your career as a home performance professional or list your training program for free.

    Go Now

     
    Net Zero Energy Manufactured Homes May Be on Their Way

    Net Zero Energy Manufactured Homes May Be on Their Way

    By Theresa Gilbride and Jordan Dentz

    The manufactured-housing industry may have a reputation for efficiency in terms of cost and time savings, but when it comes to energy efficiency . . . not ...
    premium
    Better Measurements, Better Models: Advances in Measuring and Predicting Thermal Performance

    Better Measurements, Better Models: Advances in Measuring and Predicting Thermal Performance

    By Chris Schumacher

    As 2-D and 3-D modeling to predict building performance becomes more widespread, we need to consider what data are feeding those models. At this ...
    premium
    Momentum in the Healthy-Homes Movement

    Momentum in the Healthy-Homes Movement

    By Dana Bartolomei and Michael Bodaken

    Integrating Energy Efficiency with Healthy-Home Upgrades
    premium
    WEB ONLY
    Seaming with Industrial Tape: Q&A with Risa Edelstein

    Seaming with Industrial Tape: Q&A with Risa Edelstein

    By Macie Melendez

    Recently we got the opportunity to speak with Risa Edelstein, an expert on barrier seaming with adhesive tape. ...
    The NASCSP Landscape

    The NASCSP Landscape

    By Jim Gunshinan

    That’s the National Association for State Community Services Programs, which held its annual training conference September 16...
    Peter Busby to Keynote Building Carbon Zero in Palo Alto

    Peter Busby to Keynote Building Carbon Zero in Palo Alto

    By Bronwyn Barry

    Passive House California announced that their 2015 conference will feature leading sustainability expert, Peter Busby, Principal at Perkins+Will ...
    Signature Building Systems Delivers Energy Efficiency in Custom Modular Homes

    Signature Building Systems Delivers Energy Efficiency in Custom Modular Homes

    By Kristin Nugent

    Signature Building Systems (SBS), a leading manufacturer of custom designed, pre-site built ...
     

    Latest Tweets from @HomeEnergyMag

    Sunday Dec 11 - 1:11am
    RT@Climatologist49: Percentage of months with above normal temperatures since Jan 2015. Reds and white are 70%+.#climate#warm@AlaskaWx

    Sunday Dec 11 - 1:08am
    RT@CaraSloat: "Building to code is the worst building one can legally build." - John Straube.

    Sunday Dec 11 - 1:06am
    RT@ENERGYSTARHomes: Millennials will make up 33 percent of the#housing market in 2017, according to@Reuters . More stats here: https://t…

    Friday Dec 9 - 8:23pm
    RT@HPCTweets: Taking Nominations NOW for the 2017 Industry Leadership Award celebrating visionary leaders in the HP & Wx industry https://…

    Thursday Dec 8 - 12:26pm
    RT@B4Conference: Modern framing--What are they teaching in tech schools? Find out. FREE on-demand webinar. @HomeEnergyMag@MEEAee https:/…

    Thursday Dec 8 - 12:09pm
    RT@NASCSP: Reminder: Webinar today at 1pm! https://t.co/1f3idEXpiS

    Thursday Dec 8 - 12:09pm
    RT@ToSaveEnergy: Productive morning with@HabitatDC,@DowBuilding in this DC construction site!#EnergyEfficient homes for families are un…

    Thursday Dec 8 - 12:07pm
    RT@WERSprogram: We can also project water savings... for toilets, faucets, irrigation, dishwashers, etc. WERS is very thorough. https://t.…

    Thursday Dec 8 - 12:05pm
    RT@KnowInsulation:#Builders! Consider these factors when selecting#insulation for your residential#buildings https://t.co/U9EySk0UnB

    Thursday Dec 8 - 12:03pm
    RT@Efficiency1stCA:#EnergyEfficiency contractors and#BuildingScience folks, if you don't already subscribe you should. https://t.co/FUL0…

    Earn BPI CEU credits
    HEP
    Home Performance with EnergyStar

    How can Home Energy serve you better?


    Let us know how by taking our short reader survey.

    Take the survey