HERO Program Adds Value
Communities across the country are pursuing programs that promote energy efficiency and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
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HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors
By Chris Dorsi
There’s a movement afoot in the home performance industry, and it’s being driven by a combination of technology, business, and ...
The Victorian house in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had been re-muddled several times and was in dilapidated condition. Thoughtful Balance (TB), a ...
By Kim Tanner
The latest International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) sets a high bar for residential energy efficiency, and slowly but surely states are moving toward more ...
By Beth Hawkins and Bruce Tonn
DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) invests public funds to weatherize privately owned low-income housing. There is an active debate about the value ...
Homebuilders impress me. I know many; they’re great people. Honest, hardworking. They have a lot of ...
By Chas Kerin
When homeowners decide to downsize, many might question how many bedrooms they need, bathrooms they want and whether ...
Savvy real estate investors and developers are always looking for smart ways to stand out and improve their ...
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded Build It Green (BIG) a research grant to overcome key challenges ...
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