• Weatherization and Indoor Air Quality

    Research suggests air sealing can degrade indoor air quality--but also shows that properly implemented mechanical ventilation can reduce these unwanted effects.

    Read More

     
  • Condensing Dryers

    Consumers have never had more options when it comes to choosing a clothes dryer. Dryers are now styled like high-end cars and include nearly as many features.

    Read More

     
  • Savings of Smart Thermostats in Humid Heat

    Overall measured heating-and-cooling energy savings averaged 9.5% or about 500 kWh a year.

    Read More

     
  • RENEW Your Subscription

    DON'T LET YOUR HOME ENERGY
    SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRE!

    Access premium content online or in print.

    Renew Today!

     
  • 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

     
  • Sign Up for Training Programs

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

    Go Now

     
    HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors

    HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors

    By Nick Fergis and Jesse Fulton

    As the clean-energy economy heats up, communities across the country are actively pursuing programs that promote energy efficiency and the reduction of greenhouse gas (...
    premium
    Back Porch: Nexia: Connecting Homeowners, HVAC Installers, and Dealers

    Back Porch: Nexia: Connecting Homeowners, HVAC Installers, and Dealers

    By Tom White

    This past May at Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS™: Connected Home Conference, I had the opportunity to speak with George Land, General Manager of ...
    premium
    Editorial: The Body and Soul of Connected Devices

    Editorial: The Body and Soul of Connected Devices

    By Alan Meier

    In a recent article by Chris Dorsi, he provides an excellent summary of the latest crop of Internet-connected devices for home energy applications. This ...
    free
    Build It Green Wins Research Grant to Advance Multifamily Zero Net Energy

    Build It Green Wins Research Grant to Advance Multifamily Zero Net Energy

    By Adrienne De Angelo

    The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded Build It Green (BIG) a research grant to overcome key challenges ...
    Need More Proof that On Demand Pumps are Cost Effective? Here It Is.

    Need More Proof that On Demand Pumps are Cost Effective? Here It Is.

    By Dave Grieshop

    My original post, “How On-Demand Pumps in New Residential Construction Can Pay for Themselves Via the New ...
    Energy Department Announces Dates and New Contests for Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver, Colorado

    Energy Department Announces Dates and New Contests for Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver, Colorado

    By Stacy Hunt

    The U.S. Department of EnergySolar Decathlon 2017 studentdesign competition, which ...
    ACEEE Presents 2016 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

    ACEEE Presents 2016 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

    By Patrick Kiker

    The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards earlier this week ...
     

    Latest Tweets from @HomeEnergyMag

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 7:18pm
    New post from Home Energy: [Blog] Can Energy Monitoring Services Bolster Your Bottom Line? https://t.co/8XuF5URK11

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 4:03pm
    RT@teamstok: Big news for#netzero#energy: the#NZE market is projected to see exponential growth over the next 2 decades! https://t.co/x…

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 4:03pm
    RT@E3_California: PG&E’s 2017 Multifamily Upgrade Program is Open https://t.co/ZcFBT4rGrn! Contact E3 today for max incentive $ thru model…

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 1:03am
    It’s Finally Winter and M&V 2.0 Is Snowballing Across the States – Part 1 https://t.co/dQgFUTSSns

    Monday Jan 16 - 7:45pm
    RT@EnergyENews: Off-site housebuilding: Is modular construction the way forward? https://t.co/Jo2jaX3coj https://t.co/19dUrNjC11

    Monday Jan 16 - 7:45pm
    RT@EnergyENews: The Truth About Specification | Architect Magazine | Specifications, Building Materials https://t.co/KJWMZYgXDA https://t.…

    Monday Jan 16 - 11:55am
    RT@EnergyFdn: US Economy added 300,000@ENERGY jobs in 2016… Energy Efficiency ⬆︎133k Solar ⬆︎73k Infrastructure ⬆︎65k Wind ⬆︎25k https://…

    Monday Jan 16 - 11:54am
    RT@tedd_benson: California's All-Renewable Energy Future | Passive House California https://t.co/0iss0ymrLc

    Monday Jan 16 - 11:53am
    RT@sheltongrp: Want to know what is really driving#energy efficiency purchases? Learn to#PlayThePlanetCard https://t.co/BjXvcBmFHR

    Monday Jan 16 - 11:53am
    RT@Seventhwaveorg: Nations largest event dedicated to cold climate home building/remodeling. Join us@B4Conference 3/1-3/3. https://t.co/Z…

    Earn BPI CEU credits
    HEP
    Home Performance with EnergyStar

    Harness the power of
    HOME PERFORMANCE!

    Get the Home Energy
    e-newsletter

    FREE!

    SUBSCRIBE

    NOW!