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. ...
When a disaster strikes, survivors face the daunting and dangerous task of cleanup and repair. They are understandably eager to restore their homes and lives quickly, yet are typically unaware of all the potential hazards ... [continue reading]
One of the first homes Mike McFarland evaluated was his own. McFarland, owner of Energy Docs Home Performance in Redding, California, was curious about why his energy use spiked in December and January. It didn&... [continue reading]
Product selection and home design can have a dramatic impact on residential water use at minimal cost and effort. In California, for example, no matter what El Niño brings, water conservation will continue ... [continue reading]
Every once in a while in my previous job at Steven Winter and Associates I got to work on something very cool with the real experts—folks like Mark Modera and Curtis Harrington at ... [continue reading]
There’s a saying that goes “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Many companies put posters of this saying in their offices to encourage workers to collaborate to achieve a specific goal. It ... [continue reading]
That’s a little over the top. But the point is, even though Home Energy will undergo the second ...
The sustainability movement has swept across the construction industry. Green homebuilding has grown in favor because of its health benefits, ...