Supporting a Home Performance Workforce
What is the home performance workforce and what can we do to support it? This is the question that the new Building Performance Association has been asking itself. When I have asked home performance contractors ...
Welcome to the 30th anniversary of Home Energy magazine. In commemoration of our 30 years we will be publishing some of our earliest articles. We hope that these articles are both entertaining and informative. [continue reading]
While preparing for Home Energy’s 30th anniversary, we leafed through some of the earliest issues. Today’s issues are slick compared to those early years. It was amateur hour then because an ... [continue reading]
An article in this issue, "Boosting Multifamily Energy Savings Through Lighting Control Settings" (page 38), has implications beyond dramatic savings in stairwells in apartment buildings. Ostensibly the article is about proper settings for motion sensors and ... [continue reading]
All of us have elderly relatives or friends, but have you ever considered their energy consumption patterns? On the surface, those patterns may look little different from your own, but in fact the aging population ... [continue reading]
Since 2010, residential electricity consumption has been almost constant, but were technical efficiency improvements or the recession the principal cause? [continue reading]
Next Thursday, ACEEE will release the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, our most robust report ever to track city progress toward ...
So, you want to build a backyard wind turbine and save hundreds every year? Well, you’ve come to ...