If You Were Plumbing, How Much Beer Would You Hold?

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If You Were Plumbing, How Much Beer Would You Hold?

You open the hot-water tap. Then you wait for the hot water to flow. How long? (Too long, according to most people, I say.) The time depends on flow rate, the amount of water in ...

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If You Were Plumbing, How Much Beer Would You Hold?

Author: Gary Klein
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December 10, 2018

You open the hot-water tap. Then you wait for the hot water to flow. How long? (Too long, according to most people, I say.) The time depends on flow rate, the amount of water in ... [continue reading]

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Cynthia Adams Steps into the Linda Wigington Leadership Award in 2018

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May 30, 2018

Cynthia Adams, CEO of Pearl Certification Systems, accepted the Linda Wigington Leadership Award at the Home Performance Coalition National Conference in Pennsylvania this spring. I was lucky to catch her by phone at the end ... [continue reading]

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A Tribute to Lydia Gill Polley

Author: Rana Belshe
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December 04, 2017

Lydia Gill Polley was a gentle but forthright giant in the wonderful world of energy education and staff development training. Lydia graduated with a midlife BA in adult education (1978) and in 1983 wrote and produced a ... [continue reading]

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Legends of Home Performance Video Series Released This Spring

Author: Debra Little
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September 05, 2017

This industry undoubtedly has some legends. You may know their names, you’re likely familiar with their work, and even more likely to have benefited from their contributions to the home performance world. You ... [continue reading]

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The Home Performance Forum

Author: David Butler
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May 31, 2017

The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) recently launched the Home Performance Forum, where members discuss topics in their respective fields. These topics include building systems; building science; envelope and mechanical design; field procedures; energy modeling, education, ... [continue reading]

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Female (Work)Force

Author: Amy Beley
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February 27, 2017

Consider this scenario. A contractor pulls up to the house of prospective customer and knocks on the door. Customer: (Opens door) “Hello?” [continue reading]

HPC Works With Stakeholders to Improve New York State Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

Joe Cullen, HPC's Director of Policy & State Outreach

HPC Works With Stakeholders to Improve New York State Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

As part of a coalition of residential energy efficiency organizations including the Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. (AEA), Building Performance ...

ZNE Primer: Now Available!

Ann Edminster

ZNE Primer: Now Available!

The concept for this document came from members of the AIACC, who are embracing the architect’s role in ...

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