HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors

Spotlight Article:

HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors

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 (GHG) emissions. One of the breakout successes in this field is ...

Keep Reading

FILTER ARTICLES
stuff

When Time-Of-Use Costs Too Much

premium CONTENT
September 04, 2007

The California Solar Initiative (CSI) has run into some unexpected hurdles for certain residential customers planning to install PV modules on their homes.  Under the terms for those requesting rebates, households are required to ... [continue reading]

stuff

The Key to Residential Energy Efficiency

premium CONTENT
September 04, 2007

Most of you reading this magazine are probably lucky enough to have energy conservation efforts in your area. Many of these efforts take the form of programs that encourage, support, and incentivize energy saving but ... [continue reading]

stuff

Homegrown Green Building

premium CONTENT
July 01, 2007

This green building nonprofit is working to green western North Carolina, one house at a time. [continue reading]

stuff

EarthCraft Virginia

premium CONTENT
July 01, 2007

EarthCraft Virginia serves as a blueprint for building multifamily homes with high energy efficiency and healthy indoor air quality through environmentally responsible design and construction. [continue reading]

stuff

Benefits of Demand-Controlled Pumping

premium CONTENT
June 12, 2007

        Much water and energy is wasted in residential buildings, due to poorly designed, poorly installed—and therefore poorly functioning—hot water delivery systems. Homes built in the ... [continue reading]

stuff

Watergy - Connecting Water with Energy

premium CONTENT
June 07, 2007

This special edition of Home Energy is dedicated to raising awareness of the important relationship between water and energy. I like the term “watergy,” which I thought I had invented until I found ... [continue reading]

Healthy Homes and a Healthy Bottom Line

Jim Gunshinan

Healthy Homes and a Healthy Bottom Line

There has been a lot of interest of late in the weatherization and broader home performance community in putting a ...

Side Benefits of a Passive House

Rob Nicely

Side Benefits of a Passive House

There’s no doubt that building to Passive House standards results in energy consumption that’s about 70 to 80 ...

Earn BPI CEU credits
HEP
Home Performance with EnergyStar

How can Home Energy serve you better?


Let us know how by taking our short reader survey.

Take the survey