Celebrating Our Founder
For nearly 20 years, Alan Meier and I have had on one level a typical editor/author relationship. I bug him about writing the next editorial for Home Energy, and he procrastinates until the last minute. ...
A House with Purpose
Introducing the Sustainable Conservation House [continue reading]
Book Review: 'How to Teach Technicians (without putting them to sleep)'
I used to feel nothing but awkward when getting up in front of any crowd ... unless it was a small crowd and I could talk about something I really knew and liked, like hot water. ... [continue reading]
Transportation Energy Savings
The next frontier of home energy savings is in the garage. [continue reading]
Microhousing: A Lived and Learned Experience
Living within your means has always been prudent—but what happens when you take this to an extreme? Microhousing has become more and more popular over the last few years, receiving more time in ... [continue reading]
The Evolution of Smart Home Performance and Its Benefits to the Grid
As the number of residential demand-response programs and the use of smart home technologies has grown over the last several years, an important opportunity has emerged in home performance to increase residential energy savings. Namely, ... [continue reading]
Air-Sealing Tips for Efficiency That Lasts // Part 1: Start on the Drawing Board
Start on the Drawing Board [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.