Not Fade Away
Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has kept this publication in print for—gasp!—35 years, our ...
Legends of Home Performance Video Series Released This Spring
This industry undoubtedly has some legends. You may know their names, you’re likely familiar with their work, and even more likely to have benefited from their contributions to the home performance world. You ... [continue reading]
The Home Performance Forum
The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) recently launched the Home Performance Forum, where members discuss topics in their respective fields. These topics include building systems; building science; envelope and mechanical design; field procedures; energy modeling, education, ... [continue reading]
Consider this scenario. A contractor pulls up to the house of prospective customer and knocks on the door. Customer: (Opens door) “Hello?” [continue reading]
Back Porch: Austin Hosts National Home Performance Conference
On the plane to the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) 2016 National Home Performance Conference in Austin, I sat next to a young oil industry engineer on his way home. He was confident that Texas would ride ... [continue reading]
Back Porch: Nexia: Connecting Homeowners, HVAC Installers, and Dealers
This past May at Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS™: Connected Home Conference, I had the opportunity to speak with George Land, General Manager of Nexia—a consumer-facing brand for connected home solutions within Trane&... [continue reading]
Back Porch: RESNET's Building Performance Conference
RESNET convened its Building Performance Conference in Scottsdale this March, a hospitable time of year in the Arizona desert. I roamed the sessions, and a few of the bars, to keep abreast of developments in ... [continue reading]
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Our Blog Has Moved
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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.