• A House's Biggest Energy User

    Improving energy conservation efforts in a home is the most difficult part of an energy professional's work.

    Read More

     
  • Donate to Home Energy

    If you've ever read our magazine and found it useful, please donate. Every dollar counts, and we truly appreciate anything you can give.

    Donate now

     
  • Possibilities with the Water-Energy Nexus

    The water energy nexus (WEN) is based on the entirely novel concept that our water and energy systems are interconnected.

    Read More

     
  • RENEW Your Subscription

    DON'T LET YOUR HOME ENERGY
    SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRE!

    Access premium content online or in print.

    Renew Today!

     
  • Living Better with Less Energy

    Efficiency improvements should be implemented before building a big PV array.

    Read More

     
  • A Range of Debate

    The goal is to get rid of the gas space and water heating equipment that has long hours of operations and a much bigger carbon footprint.

    Read More

     
    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    DOE Weatherization Assistance Program Update

    In an ongoing effort to improve communication with the weatherization community, DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) will convey new training resources, recently ...
    premium
    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team

    By Kara Saul Rinaldi and Leslie Jackson

    Kara Saul Rinaldi manages Building Performance Association’s government affairs team. Her team develops and advocates for policies and objectives that address obstacles ...
    premium
    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

    By Andrew Woodruff

    We all know the basics of energy efficiency. Air seal high in the building, then low, then insulate. Seems simple, right? Stop the air ...
    premium
    Coping with Dust and Smoke From Fires

    Coping with Dust and Smoke From Fires

    By Alex Stadtner

    October will long be remembered in Northern California, where wildfires destroyed over 8,000 structures, killed scores, and forever changed ...
    Integrating Building Performance with Design

    Integrating Building Performance with Design

    By Elizabeth Grant

    Now, more than ever, it is important for design professionals to be advocates of environmentally responsible design. Architects ...
    New Home Builders Tackle Zero-Energy Home Building in Connecticut

    New Home Builders Tackle Zero-Energy Home Building in Connecticut

    By Amber Schilberg

    Connecticut’s 2016 Zero Energy Challenge reinforces the growing interest in the zero-energy home building movement. In addition ...
    Housing Innovation Awards Wrap-Up

    Housing Innovation Awards Wrap-Up

    By Stacy Hunt

    Earlier this month at the EEBA High Performance Home Summit, the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program had ...
     
    SPONSORED CONTENT Home Energy Minute #2: FALL 2019 Learn more! Watch Video
    Email Newsletter

    Home Energy E-Newsletter

    Sign up for our free monthly
    E-Newsletter!