• A Net Zero Energy Home Grows Up

    In 2005, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver teamed up with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to design and build a net zero energy (NZE) home.

    Read More

     
  • Donate to Home Energy

    If you've ever read our magazine and found it useful, please donate. Every dollar counts, and we truly appreciate anything you can give.

    Donate now

     
  • Heating Loads: Upstairs Versus Downstairs

    An investigation into why two-story buildings with open staircases use significantly more heat downstairs than upstairs.

    Read More

     
  • RENEW Your Subscription

    DON'T LET YOUR HOME ENERGY
    SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRE!

    Access premium content online or in print.

    Renew Today!

     
  • Microhousing: A Lived and Learned Experience

    Leah Hodgson describes the experience of designing, building, and living in a microhouse built on a 5-foot x 8-foot trailer bed.

    Read More

     
  • Sign Up for Training Programs

    Advance your career as a home performance professional or list your training program for free.

    Go Now

     
    The Home Performance Forum

    The Home Performance Forum

    By David Butler

    The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) recently launched the Home Performance Forum, where members discuss topics in their respective fields. These topics include building systems; ...
    free
    Bits and Watts, Watts and Bits

    Bits and Watts, Watts and Bits

    By Alan Meier

    More and more, the streams of energy and information are becoming entangled. No single event heralds this merger; instead, dozens of innovations across a ...
    free
    Why Proof Will Be the New Normal // Part 4: A Hook for Home Performance

    Why Proof Will Be the New Normal // Part 4: A Hook for Home Performance

    By Griffin Hagle

    Corbett and Grace have their work cut out for them. In a decade that has seen employment in the solar-energy sector surge to over 260,000 ...
    premium
    The Big Bounce

    The Big Bounce

    By Elizabeth Grant

    When the sunlight bounces off the roof, where does it go?
    premium
    Open the Door (or Window) To Greater Well-Being And Energy Efficiency For Your Customers

    Open the Door (or Window) To Greater Well-Being And Energy Efficiency For Your Customers

    By Tom Herron

    Homeowners want a comfortable indoor environment whether they live in Buffalo, New ...
    HPC Working For You Series: Federal Policy

    HPC Working For You Series: Federal Policy

    By Kara Saul-Rinaldi

    The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) undertakes policy research and policy advocacy to advance whole-house energy efficiency retrofits. This ...
    Micro-housing for Veterans

    Micro-housing for Veterans

    By Rob Solomon, on behalf of GoFundMe

    That was our pledge in the military and in my time as a police officer. When you retire ...
    A Closer Look at Connecticut's Zero Energy Homebuilding Competition

    A Closer Look at Connecticut's Zero Energy Homebuilding Competition

    By Amber Schilberg, on behalf of Energize Connecticut

    At the Better Buildings By Design conference, Ann Edminster spoke about the growing interest in net-zero-energy buildings saying, &...
     

    Latest Tweets from @HomeEnergyMag

    Thursday Sep 21 - 8:32pm
    New post from Home Energy: [Blog] RESNET and the New Buildings Institute Enter Partnership to Promote Zero Net ... https://t.co/jZe4rWhVmr

    Wednesday Sep 13 - 8:34pm
    New post from Home Energy: [Blog] Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts https://t.co/8xaQRJrveh

    Wednesday Sep 13 - 4:02pm
    RT@MnCEE: Article by Dir of Research Dave Bohac, "A New Way to Reduce Multifamily Air Leakage" was published in@HomeEnergyMag https://t.c…

    Wednesday Sep 13 - 4:02pm
    If you're at@Contractor_LIVE, do yourself a favor and visit Peter Troast@EnergyCircle - he knows his stuff.… https://t.co/YXgOTmJYy7

    Tuesday Sep 12 - 3:28pm
    Good#HomePerformanceBusiness advice!#CLL2017 https://t.co/IUPKKsVu8Q

    Tuesday Sep 12 - 3:26pm
    The@Contractor_LIVE event officially began today - are you there?#CLL2017

    Tuesday Sep 12 - 2:02pm
    @AnnDyl2015's working hard for#energyefficiency#jobs - it's lobby day! https://t.co/8Io8p3J39J

    Monday Sep 11 - 6:23pm
    There's no doubt this industry is full of legends. Learn more about them: https://t.co/L2HtqRYLr7

    Monday Sep 11 - 6:20pm
    Just 2 weeks away! https://t.co/YM6T14W1WK

    Thursday Sep 7 - 11:30am
    Save the date!@NYSERDA hosts@HPCTweets 2018 New York Regional Conference&Trade Show! https://t.co/bSrOdLbxLz #HPCNY18

    Earn BPI CEU credits
    HEP
    Home Performance with EnergyStar

    Harness the power of
    HOME PERFORMANCE!

    Get the Home Energy
    e-newsletter

    FREE!

    SUBSCRIBE

    NOW!