Preparing for Climate Change

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Preparing for Climate Change

Home performance, long seen as a tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, can also help individuals and communities adapt to climate change. To be effective in this role, the home performance industry must itself learn ...

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Rethinking Radon Standards

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing a model radon control standard for residential construction, with adoption of the standard expected sometime this winter. [continue reading]


Building Tightness Guidelines: When Is a House Too Tight?

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After more than a decade of training and field experience, low-income weatherization crews are substantially increasing the air tightness of homes. [continue reading]

Designing Turtletown: Part 2, The Larger Framework

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Designing Turtletown: Part 2, The Larger Framework

There are a wide variety of ways that personalize a built environment. The most interesting of these built environments are ...

4 Traps to Avoid in Selling Home Performance

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4 Traps to Avoid in Selling Home Performance

You want the sale. We all want the sale! Maybe you’re very hungry to post some numbers or ...

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