Celebrating Our Founder

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Celebrating Our Founder

For nearly 20 years, Alan Meier and I have had on one level a typical editor/author relationship. I bug him about writing the next editorial for Home Energy, and he procrastinates until the last minute. ...

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Strategies for Motivating and Retaining Superior Employees

Author: John Tooley
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June 14, 2018

When we want to motivate people, the most common thing we do is dangle a carrot in front of them to get more of what we want, and use a stick when we want less ... [continue reading]


PACE Alive and Well // Part 5: What Contractors Should Know to Participate in PACE

Author: Nick Fergis
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March 01, 2017

This is the fifth and last part in a series that describes how PACE financing is revolutionizing the home performance contracting industry. Participating in PACE as a registered contractor carries with it a strong potential ... [continue reading]


Why Home Performance Sales Needs a Deep Retrofit

Author: Ed Matos
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October 27, 2016

There are approximately 134 million single-family homes in the United States today. According to experts at Home Performance with Energy Star, since 2002 through June of 2016, only 559,260 of these homes have been retrofitted for performance through the ... [continue reading]


Small Commercial Equals Big Opportunity

Author: Jim Olson
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February 28, 2013

Bringing Your Residential Home Performance Experience to the World of Commercial Performance [continue reading]


The Home Performance Super Lab

Author: Chris Baker
June 29, 2012

The SouthWest Building Science Training Center (SWBSTC) was created in 2004, in partnership with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Energy Policy, and Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) Home Improvements. The center was created to ... [continue reading]

EERE Success Story  Reducing the Energy Burden for Elderly and Homes that Previously Could Not Receive Weatherization Services

DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

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 ...

The Future of HVAC is Smart

Joe Samel

The Future of HVAC is Smart

The HVAC industry is not known for its quick rate of change, but when change comes, it shifts the industry ...

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