In Gratitude to Bill Miller
Bill Miller was our interim Executive Director (ED) during the merger of Home Energy Magazine and Efficiency First with the Home Performance Coalition, later to become the Building Performance Association. During the approximately two-year transition, ...
Bill Miller was our interim Executive Director (ED) during the merger of Home Energy Magazine and Efficiency First with the Home Performance Coalition, later to become the Building Performance Association. During the approximately two-year transition, ... [continue reading]
I don't understand the featured article on the Home Energy website this month (“Measured Performance of Heat Pump Water Heaters,” HE online Summer ’17). It claims that the average electric consumption of clothes ... [continue reading]
Revisiting “Revisiting Electrification” Last issue’s editorial, “Revisiting Electrification” (May/June ’15, p. 2), received quite a bit of feedback on Home Energy Pros. We love a good discussion, so we ... [continue reading]
Sean Bleything “Behavior Change Requires a Human Touch” While writing this month’s article, Bleything learned that “in order to motivate and inspire homeowners to save energy, there needs to be ... [continue reading]
Last month’s cover story featured 30 home performance professionals 30 years of age or younger to celebrate our 30th year in publishing. We are very grateful for our readers who have been with us for ... [continue reading]
Do Thermostats Now Rule? Household feedback, monitoring, and control devices have always been problematic because of the behavior of users. Meier is correct about smart meters; utilities, state regulators, and privacy advocates have stymied the ... [continue reading]
People are buying more electric cars than ever. According to the newsletter ARS Technica, in 2018 – the most-recent full year ...
EERE Success Story — Reducing the Energy Burden for Elderly and Homes that Previously Could Not Receive Weatherization Services
Minnesota's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has made strides in reducing the energy burden and providing a healthier home environment for ...