In Memoriam: Mike Rogers

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In Memoriam: Mike Rogers: Spring 2019

This past year, the home performance industry lost a dear friend. We pay tribute to one of our most tireless advocates and greatest contributors. The following obituary is from Mike’s wife Karen Sokol ...

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Air Sealing with AeroBarrier

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April 01, 2019

In many parts of the country, house envelopes are notoriously leaky, with unintended air infiltration that results in additional space-heating and -cooling equipment loads. While voluntary codes and standards for envelope tightness have existed for ... [continue reading]

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New Legislation in the House

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March 31, 2019

There is cause for celebration this spring for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced in the 116th Congress on February 27, 2019. New legislation that would support training for home ... [continue reading]

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Highest Lighting Energy on the Block

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December 10, 2018

Beginning with Colorado in 2012, nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use, and eight of these have also legalized home cultivation of cannabis. Legislation varies across each state but generally allows ... [continue reading]

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Solving the Unintended Consequences of a Home Performance Renovation

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December 10, 2018

Tight homes are becoming more common around the country, even in the mid-South where many builders still believe that homes and crawl spaces should “breathe.” And home performance, still not well understood in ... [continue reading]

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Field Guides: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

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December 05, 2018

For the past four years I’ve been reviewing field guides used by grantees delivering weatherization services throughout the country. With 58 grantees and up to three housing types per grantee, that’s a ... [continue reading]

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Health and Safety Investments to Increase Energy-Saving Opportunities

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December 04, 2018

Many low-income energy use reduction programs are facing increasing challenges serving customers, due to the prevalence of health and safety problems that prevent major measures from being installed. Because there are serious problems in the ... [continue reading]

Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More

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Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where I work as a senior manager, is a corporate agency of the United States ...

Home Energy Minute #01: Alaska's Griffin Hagle

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Home Energy Minute #01: Alaska's Griffin Hagle

Welcome to the first in a series of quarterly interviews conducted by Corbett Lunsford of Home Diagnosis TV, that will ...

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