Not Fade Away
Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has kept this publication in print for—gasp!—35 years, our ...
Not Fade Away
Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has kept this publication in print for—gasp!—35 years, our ... [continue reading]
A Range of Debate
Recent articles about Induction Cookers, notably an opinion piece in the The New York Times, have sparked heated debate regarding the pros and cons of induction cooking vs. gas cooking. There are hundreds of comments ... [continue reading]
Introducing the Association's Policy Affairs Team
Kara Saul Rinaldi manages Building Performance Association’s government affairs team. Her team develops and advocates for policies and objectives that address obstacles to scaling the home performance industry, or that take advantage of ... [continue reading]
If You Were Plumbing, How Much Beer Would You Hold?
You open the hot-water tap. Then you wait for the hot water to flow. How long? (Too long, according to most people, I say.) The time depends on flow rate, the amount of water in ... [continue reading]
Cynthia Adams Steps into the Linda Wigington Leadership Award in 2018
Cynthia Adams, CEO of Pearl Certification Systems, accepted the Linda Wigington Leadership Award at the Home Performance Coalition National Conference in Pennsylvania this spring. I was lucky to catch her by phone at the end ... [continue reading]
A Tribute to Lydia Gill Polley
Lydia Gill Polley was a gentle but forthright giant in the wonderful world of energy education and staff development training. Lydia graduated with a midlife BA in adult education (1978) and in 1983 wrote and produced a ... [continue reading]
Building Performance Journal Editors
Our Blog Has Moved
Thanks for your interest in contributing a blog to the Building Performance Journal (formerly Home Energy magazine). We’re ...
Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.