How to Become a Home Performance Superhero

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How to Become a Home Performance Superhero

What do Home Performance Contractors (HPCs) do? Fundamentally, they ask homeowners what heating, cooling and ventilation problems they have and take care of fixing them. As with other services an HVAC contractor provides, it boils ...

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Affordable Comfort Reaches New Heights

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September 01, 1999

The annual Affordable Comfort conference, which took place this spring in Chicago, was an occasion to indulge in information overload and have a bit of fun. [continue reading]

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Training Made Easy with The Telltale House Exhibit

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July 01, 1999

It's been over a year now since Home Energy and Affordable Comfort, Incorporated launched The Telltale House, a traveling exhibit that demonstrates how HVAC systems, exhaust fans, and combustion devices interact in a typical home. [continue reading]

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Training Made Easy with The Telltale House Exhibit

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July 01, 1999

It's been over a year now since Home Energy and Affordable Comfort, Incorporated launched The Telltale House, a traveling exhibit that demonstrates how HVAC systems, exhaust fans, and combustion devices interact in a typical home. [continue reading]

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Training for Tomorrow: Are Your Contractors Certifiable?

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January 01, 1999

Residential building in the United States has changed drastically since the energy crisis of the 1970s, when the issue of energy consumption first got public attention on a wide scale. [continue reading]

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Spreading the Word in San Francisco

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September 01, 1998

San Francisco's annual Western Building Show June 26Ð28 featured beautiful desert homes with wide green lawns, sparkling kitchen fixtures, and the most elaborate bathroom spas imaginable. [continue reading]

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New Problems, New Solutions at Affordable Comfort

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July 01, 1998

Affordable Comfort, the annual conference of the home performance industry, took place May 4-9 in Madison, Wisconsin. [continue reading]

Energy Innovation

Rick Barnett

Energy Innovation

Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...

The Future is NowOr At Least Nearer with ORNLs 3D-Printed House and Car

Marlene Taylor

The Future is NowOr At Least Nearer with ORNLs 3D-Printed House and Car

Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...

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