Measuring the Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs

Spotlight Article:

Measuring the Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs

Scores of programs in the United States and abroad have the goal of saving energy and improving human health. Programs commonly address exposure to mold, lead, and radon as well as malfunctioning or inefficient appliances, ...

Keep Reading

FILTER ARTICLES
stuff

Home Performance for the Lungs

March 01, 1998

Feeling victorious in the war on cigarettes, state affiliates of the American Lung Association (ALA) are taking on indoor air pollution. [continue reading]

stuff

Candle Makers Take Heat on Ghosting

March 01, 1998

In the Jan/Feb issue of Home Energy, we reported on the causes of so-called ghosting stains in houses. Frank Vigil of Advanced Energy, along with other building scientists, concluded that these stains are often caused by soot, primarily soot from burning candles. [continue reading]

stuff

Moisture Control In Bathrooms

March 01, 1998

Mold, mildew, failing grout, dislodged tiles, water stains, wet insulation, rotting walls--moisture in bathroom walls causes serious problems. [continue reading]

stuff

Regulating Ventless Heaters

January 01, 1998

Ventless gas heaters have seen sales take off over the past few years, buoyed by their low cost, attractive design, and high efficiency. [continue reading]

stuff

Black Stains in Houses: Soot, Dust, or Ghosts?

Author: Frank Vigil
January 01, 1998

By now, we've all heard about "black soot" or "ghosting"--one of the hottest topics in the building industry today. [continue reading]

stuff

New Wall System Keeps the Lead Out and the Heat In

November 01, 1997

The presence of lead-based paint in older multifamily housing is a major public health concern. Dealing with these lead hazards offers opportunities for improving not only the health of the occupants but also the energy performance of the units. [continue reading]

Our Blog Has Moved

Building Performance Journal Editors

Our Blog Has Moved

Thanks for your interest in contributing a blog to the Building Performance Journal (formerly Home Energy magazine). We’re ...

Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Jim Gunshinan

Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

SPONSORED CONTENT Insulated, Air-Sealed Drapes Learn more! Watch Video