Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades

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Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades

Completing weatherization and home performance upgrades can be dirty work. Add the challenges of being in occupied homes, and you have one of the toughest jobs in the industry! The type of dust created during ...

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Reaching the Underserved

June 01, 2019

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Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

May 31, 2019

We all know the basics of energy efficiency. Air seal high in the building, then low, then insulate. Seems simple, right? Stop the air from leaking into or out of the building. Save money. Increase ... [continue reading]

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New Legislation in the House

March 31, 2019

There is cause for celebration this spring for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced in the 116th Congress on February 27, 2019. New legislation that would support training for home ... [continue reading]

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Highest Lighting Energy on the Block

December 10, 2018

Beginning with Colorado in 2012, nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use, and eight of these have also legalized home cultivation of cannabis. Legislation varies across each state but generally allows ... [continue reading]

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Solving the Unintended Consequences of a Home Performance Renovation

December 10, 2018

Tight homes are becoming more common around the country, even in the mid-South where many builders still believe that homes and crawl spaces should “breathe.” And home performance, still not well understood in ... [continue reading]

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A New Way to Reduce Multifamily Air Leakage

August 06, 2017

While tight exterior envelopes have become standard for single-family homes, they have been slow to reach the multifamily sector. Multifamily buildings have many of the same leakage paths as houses, as well as additional paths ... [continue reading]

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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.

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