Selling Comfort and Providing Energy Efficiency
Raised-Heel Trusses save energy
A simple way to boost HERS Ratings.
A whole-house approach still holds true for a sometimes-forgotten space. [continue reading]
An in-depth window study on six homes compares the effectiveness of plastic vs. metal weatherstripping. [continue reading]
What do you get when you cross a deep energy retrofit with an 1880s Victorian-style home? [continue reading]
According to DOE’s Building America program data, typical residential ductwork efficiency is about 67%. That means that if you install a 90% efficient furnace, your system efficiency would be just over 60%. Another way to look ... [continue reading]
A large portion of my work as a project manager at Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC) is teaching weatherization workers the dynamics of energy movement in buildings, how to measure it, treat houses effectively, and, ... [continue reading]
The first thing to do is clarify some terms.
Last month, we (the crew at Performance Insulation) completed a project on Bainbridge Island, about a 30-minute ferry ride from ...