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. ...
The Curse of the TRC
Archaic utility cost effectiveness-testing is killing effective energy efficiency programs [continue reading]
The XX Factor
Q&A with Ann Atkinson and a look into ACI's Women in Home Performance initiative. [continue reading]
Exterior Air Sealing
A Case Study on Shadowbrook Townhomes in Harding, New Jersey [continue reading]
Experiences in an All-LED Home
As I reported in a previous article in Home Energy, this all started in August 2010, when we discovered that a rat had eaten gaping holes in the outlet hose of our dishwasher. When all the ... [continue reading]
Optimizing Complex Residential HVAC Systems
With today’s escalating energy costs, the residential construction industry is seeing the advantage of automated building controls as a means to help its customers save energy. Home builders, home performance contractors, and HVAC ... [continue reading]
The Choice Is Yours - Look for the Mark of Quality in Training
We live in a time characterized by choice. As consumers, we have an endless variety of options, whatever goods or services we want to purchase. This is both a blessing and a curse. Students and ... [continue reading]
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?
Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.