Home Energy magazine’s mission is to disseminate objective and practical information on residential energy efficiency, performance, comfort, and affordability. It is the only magazine that thoroughly covers residential comfort issues from the only approach that really works, systems engineering. Most of Home Energy’s editorial content comes directly from the people researching and employing innovative design, building, and remodeling practices and products. They are the experts using the latest and best building techniques, with an emphasis on implementing sound building fundamentals and curing sick buildings. The organization remains a nonprofit company devoted to getting information out to the public. Advertising costs are kept to the bare minimum to help defray operating expenses.
What Is a Home Performance Contractor?
A home should be comfortable, safe, durable, healthy to breathe in, and energy efficient. If a home meets all these standards, then it performs well. But what if your house doesn't perform well? What if it is drafty, moldy, expensive to heat and cool, or just uncomfortable too much of the time? You need to find a home performance contractor. A home performance contractor has undergone specialized training so that he or she can diagnose a home's problems and find ways to fix them.
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As a cutting edge publication, Home Energy continually evolves in tandem with changes in building science. Our thorough coverage of all of the most relevant home performance news explains our strong renewal rate—more than 80%. As we advance into the new century, the field of home performance is expanding, and so is Home Energy.
Home Energy magazine is published in six bimonthly issues per year by Energy Auditor & Retrofitter, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
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