How to Become a Home Performance Superhero
What do Home Performance Contractors (HPCs) do? Fundamentally, they ask homeowners what heating, cooling and ventilation problems they have and take care of fixing them. As with other services an HVAC contractor provides, it boils ...
A matrix of training opportunities for home performance professionals and wanna bees. [continue reading]
The demand is there to create a new green economy, but do we have the trained workforce to begin the job? [continue reading]
It has become evident, with a national focus on the new “green-collar” job sector, that there is a lot of work to be done if we want to train a workforce to meet ... [continue reading]
Some of you may wonder, can online education really prepare individuals for jobs in the building trades or the building performance industry? Let’s face it—computers have changed our world in a ... [continue reading]
There’s nothing quite like sitting in a classroom, or out in the field, learning about HVAC systems, building science, green rating protocols, and other subjects of interest to Home Energy readers. You can ... [continue reading]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...