• Lessons Learned in Quality Management

    Does doing it right make us money?

    Read more

  • Sign Up for Training Programs

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

    Go Now

  • Overcoming Codes and Standards Barriers

    Codes can become barriers to innovations that might further increase the efficiency, comfort, health, or durability of new homes.

    Read more

  • RENEW Home Energy Magazine


    Access premium content online or in print.

    Log-in NOW!

  • Mr. Pitt's Neighborhood

    Make It Right is a tightly run, clearly focused nonprofit that ventures well beyond the cut-and-dried business of constructing one single-family home after another.

    Read more

  • Order No-Regrets Remodeling, 2nd Edition

    The best guide to creating a comfortable, healthy home that saves energy.

    Order now

    Sequential Energy Upgrades

    Sequential Energy Upgrades

    By Terry Nordbye

    Your clients may not always have the budget to go "all the way," but this contractor's got a Passive House solution that's a real win-win.
    One-Stop Shop

    One-Stop Shop

    By Danielle Sass Byrnett

    The Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center offers a wealth of information for the industry
    Honey, why is water dripping from the ceiling when it's bright and sunny outside?

    Honey, why is water dripping from the ceiling when it's bright and sunny outside?

    By Bob Wendt

    This past February I received the following e-mail: Hi, Guys, We've had trouble with water spots on the ceiling since late last fall, and ...
    My Home Energy Project: Step 2 - Heating

    My Home Energy Project: Step 2 - Heating

    By Laura Paul

    Recently, when it really started to feel like winter (cold, crisp mornings, snow-filled streets, and a pitch black ...
    My Home Energy Project: Step 1 - Measure the Energy You Currently Use

    My Home Energy Project: Step 1 - Measure the Energy You Currently Use

    By Laura Paul

    The past year has been an exciting journey for me – after buying my first place (an older {1985} ...
    A Fresh Look at Heating and Cooling the Home

    A Fresh Look at Heating and Cooling the Home

    By Rob Nicely

    Nothing gobbles up energy—and eats away at a homeowner’s budget—like heating and ...
    Online Reviews Can Make or Break Business

    Online Reviews Can Make or Break Business

    By Macie Melendez

    Consulting online reviews has become an integral part of the modern consumer’s buying process. A recent ...

    Latest Tweets from @HomeEnergyMag

    Thursday Apr 16 - 3:37pm
    RT@GreenNewsDaily: Another Step Towards an Integrated Home Energy Offering: SolarCity Partners with Nest Labs http://t.co/cpM3TJcv6K

    Thursday Apr 16 - 3:35pm
    RT@EfficiencyMkts: ComEd uses#Opower platform like no other utility. http://t.co/vJQNbmtSNu#energysavings@ComEd

    Thursday Apr 16 - 3:32pm
    Share your 5 min Haunted Home Performance true story at#aci15 Weds 5/6. DM or reply to@HPCTweets or@HomeEnergyMag w your story today!

    Thursday Apr 16 - 12:24pm
    RT@EnergyCircle: The visualization of my Whole House/ Whole Marketing talk at the#HPIPconvention http://t.co/Yb801DR6We

    Thursday Apr 16 - 12:21pm
    RT@sparkfunder: Trying to plan that#efficiency upgrade? "Complete Guide to Working with a Lighting or#HVAC#Contractor" http://t.co/OGqq…

    Thursday Apr 16 - 12:19pm
    RT@HPCTweets: Hear from utilities, contractors, community & non-profit orgs focused on energy efficiency in SE region 5/5 @#aci15 http://…

    Thursday Apr 16 - 12:19pm
    RT@HPCTweets: Coming to#aci15 New Orleans? Sign up for a spot on the Make It Right Tour of Lower 9th Ward. http://t.co/SdE7PdaTvZ http://…

    Wednesday Apr 8 - 11:42am
    RT@CDP: Does climate change make you sick? New@WhiteHouse drive aims to empower public with health-related climate data http://t.co/vklqt…

    Tuesday Apr 7 - 1:48pm
    RT@BetterHomeCtrls:@terrecology has created a list for a DIY Home Energy Audit so you can#savemoney http://t.co/2qnVqQlizA

    Tuesday Apr 7 - 12:27pm
    RT@DrSteveFawkes: Retrofit Baltimore director wants to help Baltimore residents green their homes - http://t.co/q26PLtuA4N#GoogleAlerts

    Earn BPI CEU credits
    Home Performance with EnergyStar
    Email Newsletter

    Home Energy E-Newsletter

    Sign up for our free monthly

    Harness the power of

    Get the Home Energy