• Shadyside Passive

    Pittsburgh-based architecture firm, Thoughtful Balance (TB), decided to take a chance on the gut renovation of a 100-plus-year-old, 3,000 ft2 Victorian home.

    Read More

     
  • RENEW Your Subscription

    DON'T LET YOUR HOME ENERGY
    SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRE!

    Access premium content online or in print.

    Renew Today!

     
  • What the 2015 IECC Means for Contractors and Home Buyers

    Along with stricter energy goals, the 2015 IECC simplifies a home's energy efficiency for the average home buyer.

    Read More

     
  • Sign Up for Training Programs

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

    Go Now

     
  • Why Aren't We Building Better Houses?

    If simple passive measures were common and effective in the 1940s, why aren't they used by architects and home builders today?

    Read Now

     
  • No-Regrets Remodeling SPRING SALE!

    Use promo code NRFALL15

    Order now

     
    Field Service Management: Better Solutions Using Mobile Devices

    Field Service Management: Better Solutions Using Mobile Devices

    By Stephen Roth

    The use of mobile devices in field service has provided multiple conveniences for HVACR contractors. Tools as basic as GPS locators pinpointing customer homes ...
    premium
    WEB ONLY
    Selling Thermostats that Save Customers Energy and Money

    Selling Thermostats that Save Customers Energy and Money

    By Bill Fortner

    When you think of industries offering the latest technology, computer software, social media, and cell phone companies may come to mind first. But when ...
    free
    WEB ONLY
    New Rebuild Healthy Homes Guide and Resources from HUD

    New Rebuild Healthy Homes Guide and Resources from HUD

    By Claudette Hanks Reichel

    When a disaster strikes, survivors face the daunting and dangerous task of cleanup and repair. They are understandably eager to restore their homes and ...
    free
    Pooled Resources

    Pooled Resources

    By Jeff Farlow

    One of the first homes Mike McFarland evaluated was his own. McFarland, owner of Energy Docs Home Performance in Redding, California, was curious about ...
    premium
    WEB ONLY
    Tankless Water Heaters: Energy Efficiency, On Demand

    Tankless Water Heaters: Energy Efficiency, On Demand

    By Tom Kelly

    Homeowners are growing increasingly conscious of their carbon footprint and taking steps to go green, both by retrofitting ...
    greeNEWit Honored by EPA as 2016 Energy Star Contractor of the Year

    greeNEWit Honored by EPA as 2016 Energy Star Contractor of the Year

    By Sarah Frye

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized greeNEWit with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Contractor of the Year ...
    NESEA Hudson Valley Group May 2016 Monastery Retrofit Workshop

    NESEA Hudson Valley Group May 2016 Monastery Retrofit Workshop

    By Luis Hernandez

    NESEA Hudson Valley Group welcomes you to ourspring 2016 Monastery Workshop Series. The main purpose of this project ...
    Our Relationship Status with Sustainability: It's Complicated

    Our Relationship Status with Sustainability: It's Complicated

    By Shawna Henderson

    I was going to write today about the range of energy efficient and sustainable housing standards and programs ...
     

    Latest Tweets from @HomeEnergyMag

    Saturday Jul 23 - 12:37pm
    RT@ORNLbuildings: .@ORNL’s Dr. Abdelaziz co-authored new report on future of AC for buildings. Get it here: https://t.co/2SuVDafXVe https:…

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:06am
    RT@HESConsumer: 10 Steps to Energy Efficient Living https://t.co/41StBbnweI https://t.co/Z8uFQ6oWkn

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:05am
    RT@Elevate_Energy: We know boosting#insulation can ^#energyefficiency, save $. But to what extent @ the state level? Find out! https://t…

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:04am
    RT@HESProfessional: Poll: How confident do you feel about the future of home performance? https://t.co/FMcSHzfaeD

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:04am
    RT@greenbuildermag: U.S. Mayors Break Bad on Building Code Backslide https://t.co/DDbIW3jfVp by@CodeWarriorRon https://t.co/9LDFBfhOt2

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:03am
    RT@Lester_mncee: DOE BTO Digest: The Future of Air Conditioning, Updated PACE Guidelines https://t.co/bJ5cGPaDSQ

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:02am
    RT@EnergySaver:#HeatDome causing dangerously high temps around U.S. Prevent heat buildup by ventilating: https://t.co/Iz1bY2c1Y0 https://…

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:01am
    RT@Lester_mncee: Energy Department Releases Draft Updated Best Practices for Residential PACE Financing Programs | Dept of Energy https://…

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:01am
    RT@briansauder: Lorena@faithinplace & ChaNell@Elevate_Energy - financing#energyefficiency project at your house of worship! https://t.c…

    Friday Jul 22 - 1:00am
    RT@HESConsumer: Direct Current: Power to the People https://t.co/oLA9O06kTy https://t.co/20vXIyIkBM

    Earn BPI CEU credits
    HEP
    Home Performance with EnergyStar
    Email Newsletter

    Home Energy E-Newsletter

    Sign up for our free monthly
    E-Newsletter!

    Harness the power of
    HOME PERFORMANCE!

    Get the Home Energy
    e-newsletter

    FREE!

    SUBSCRIBE

    NOW!