Weather-Stripping Windows with V-Strip
An in-depth window study on six homes compares the effectiveness of plastic vs. metal weatherstripping.
Q. Home performance contracting is new to us at our residential heating and cooling company in the Northeast. We are trying to do best by our customers as we learn on the go. One issue ... [continue reading]
Home Energy recently visited one of window wright Dave Clark's jobs in an area of Berkeley, California, called the Gourmet Ghetto. Clark has worked on every one of the windows in this house. [continue reading]
Credit: John Noble Q: I was just reading an article you have online regarding ridge vents and soffits (see “Out, Out Dammed Ice,” Nov/Dec ’96, p. 21). Our house was built in 1997. We ... [continue reading]
Most professionals now agree that masonry buildings in cold climates should be insulated. Here's how it's done. [continue reading]
In some homes it's better to bring the attic into the conditioned space - even if the attic will never be used as a living space. [continue reading]
I’ve just returned to the office from maternity leave and have been giving energy a lot of thought ...
2014 Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference, December 7-10, Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC