Celebrating Our Founder

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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. ...

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Seeing the Possibilities with the Water-Energy Nexus

Author: Bill Eckman
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September 06, 2019

As building performance professionals, we see the world differently than most people. We see the interconnections between west-facing glass and occupant comfort, hidden airflow and insulation performance. Thanks to that ability to see things differently, ... [continue reading]

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Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

Author: Rick Karg
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June 03, 2019

It is not unusual for California to be first and unique. Just one year after the 1973 oil embargo exposed this country’s reliance on foreign oil, California was the first state to implement a ... [continue reading]

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Measuring the Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs

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June 02, 2019

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, ... [continue reading]

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Reaching the Underserved

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June 01, 2019

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Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

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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

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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]

What's In a Name?

Jim Gunshinan

What's In a Name?

That’s a little over the top. But the point is, even though Home Energy will undergo the second ...

The Environmental Benefits of Restoring Old Homes

Holly Welles

The Environmental Benefits of Restoring Old Homes

The sustainability movement has swept across the construction industry. Green homebuilding has grown in favor because of its health benefits, ...

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