• 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
    Tips for Tips

    Tips for Tips

    By Jason Kaufman

    Behavioral recommendations, or tips, are an integral piece of many energy efficiency programs, ranging from marketing materials (e....
    NeighborWorks America Selects New Green-Designated Organizations

    NeighborWorks America Selects New Green-Designated Organizations

    By Lindsay Moore

    Fifteen nonprofit community development organizations were recognized this week for their excellence in sustainable business and housing practices ...
    Moving Forward with Home Performance—A Letter to Our Readers

    Moving Forward with Home Performance—A Letter to Our Readers

    By Tom White

    There is still much uncertainty about how the new Trump administration will effect your business and the energy ...
    HPC Released its Policymaker's Guide to Incorporating Existing Homes into Carbon Policy Solutions

    HPC Released its Policymaker's Guide to Incorporating Existing Homes into Carbon Policy Solutions

    By Lindsay Bachman Flickinger

    As public utility commissions gathered at the 2016 NARUC Annual Meeting in November ...
     

    Latest Tweets from @HomeEnergyMag

    Wednesday Jan 18 - 12:13am
    RT@RockyMtnInst: Teaching buildings to swim in a sea of data—can we drastically simplify commercial retrofits to scale deployment? https:/…

    Wednesday Jan 18 - 12:07am
    EPA webinars, from how to benchmark in Portfolio Manager to how to engage building occupants. https://t.co/W5cerVkX0s

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 10:45pm
    RT@AccurateInsu: Adding attic insulation tops Remodeling's 2017 Cost vs. Value report, giving you over a 100% return on investment! https:…

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 10:44pm
    RT@EnergySaver:#Ebook download → "The Energy Saver Guide: Tips on Saving Money and#Energy at Home." https://t.co/WANxRP3nuH https://t.co…

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 10:39pm
    RT@efi_org: Jobs in#energyefficiency outpace#renewables, clean vehicles AND clean fuel in the US: https://t.co/TEu2bH5Jgf https://t.co/…

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 10:37pm
    RT@EEpartnership: USEER reports Traditional Energy &#EnergyEfficiency industries now employ roughly 6.4 million Americans! https://t.co/I…

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 10:34pm
    RT@HESProfessional: Energy Efficiency & Local Jobs https://t.co/kbCiothmWO via@HPCTweets https://t.co/95OgRjd4pg

    Tuesday Jan 17 - 10:30pm
    RT@HPCTweets: The '17 NATIONAL conference starts on a SUNDAY. "The best educational agenda in hp & weatherization."#HPC17 https://t.co/5B…

    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…

    Earn BPI CEU credits
    HEP
    Home Performance with EnergyStar

    Harness the power of
    HOME PERFORMANCE!

    Get the Home Energy
    e-newsletter

    FREE!

    SUBSCRIBE

    NOW!