Pooled Resources

Spotlight Article:

Pooled Resources

One of the first homes Mike McFarland evaluated was his own. McFarland, owner of Energy Docs Home Performance in Redding, California, was curious about why his energy use spiked in December and January. It didn&...

Keep Reading

FILTER ARTICLES
stuff

Drain Water Heat Recovery Devices

premium CONTENT
May 01, 2008

Drain water heat recovery (DWHR) devices are little-known but effective means to save hot water energy and homeowner dollars. [continue reading]

stuff

Bold New Toilet Adventure

premium CONTENT
May 01, 2008

We had to take the plunge, so to speak, so as not to have to plunge so much. [continue reading]

stuff

Wireless Boom

Author: Wanzhu Du
premium CONTENT
January 09, 2008

Global warming is a hot topic in today’s news. People are seeking ways to save energy and protect the environment. Reducing household energy consumption is one effective way to slow the trend toward ... [continue reading]

stuff

Testing a Dual Water- and Space-Heating System

premium CONTENT
January 09, 2008

I tested a dual system for domestic hot water and space heating in a home where a furnace and ductwork were previously used for space heating. [continue reading]

stuff

Check Your Showerheads!

premium CONTENT
November 04, 2007

Most showerheads today use about 2.5 gallons per minute. We could switch to very low-flow showerheads that save lots of water and energy and still provide great showers. [continue reading]

stuff

Greening Water Usage

Author: Jim LaRue
premium CONTENT
September 04, 2007

Some pundits have suggested that the next international conflicts will not be over oil, but over water. Not long ago, an uproar was stirred in our area in the upper Midwest when it was discovered ... [continue reading]

HPXML Dominates Residential Market, New Report Finds

Julie Caracino

HPXML Dominates Residential Market, New Report Finds

The Home Performance Extensible Markup Language (HPXML) Data Dictionary and Transfer Standard have been gaining traction in the residential energy ...

Can Energy Monitoring Services Bolster Your Bottom Line?

Charles Cormany

Can Energy Monitoring Services Bolster Your Bottom Line?

For years the HVAC industry has relied on repeat visits to existing customers to generate new business. The service contract ...

Earn BPI CEU credits
HEP
Home Performance with EnergyStar

Harness the power of
HOME PERFORMANCE!

Get the Home Energy
e-newsletter

FREE!

SUBSCRIBE

NOW!