Small Commercial Equals Big Opportunity
Bringing Your Residential Home Performance Experience to the World of Commercial Performance
An energy management consultant since 1974, Andrew Rudin shares his personal accounts, the good and the bad, with using solar panels to generate electricity and to heat water. [continue reading]
Federal and state governments are deploying billions of dollars in an unprecedented push to weatherize America’s existing homes in order to save energy and create jobs. However, the programs piloted by the government ... [continue reading]
The depressed new home market is providing a challenge - and an opportunity - for home builders considering entering the retrofit market. [continue reading]
One man is offering middle-class home buyers a chance to purchase affordable, energy-efficient, and trendy homes - complete with granite countertops and other high-end amenities. [continue reading]
A theoretical understanding is not enough, and the kind of one-one-one mentoring your workers get in the field - working on real houses with real problems - often can't happen in a classroom or online. [continue reading]
After attending a building science seminar put on by Wisconsin's Focus on Energy program, Mark Furst's eyes were opened to the importance of energy efficiency, and his career as a home inspector took a radical turn. [continue reading]
I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced the release of a new online simulation tool that provides free, targeted ...