Editorial: Elder Star
All of us have elderly relatives or friends, but have you ever considered their energy consumption patterns? On the surface, those patterns may look little different from your own, but in fact the aging population ...
Does your house smell like a sewer? [continue reading]
About 15 years ago researchers started applying scientific methods and instruments to the study of buildings. [continue reading]
Ceiling fans are one of the most popular and generally well regarded of all home energy efficiency features. [continue reading]
Your house's walls and windows-what building professionals call the building envelope or shell-are supposed to prevent air from moving through them. [continue reading]
Do you know how well your house is doing in terms of the energy it uses? Is your house operating efficiently or inefficiently? [continue reading]
I have been involved in home automation heavily over the last few years. At my home in Utah, I started ...
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) recently introduced www.bpi.org for consumers, a new interactive website designed to educate ...