Celebrating Our Founder

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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. ...

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Why Proof Will Be the New Normal // Part 1: Meet the First Family of Home Performance

March 12, 2017

This is part 1 of a series of articles on Corbett Lunsford and Grace McPhillips Lunsford’s PROOF is POSSIBLE tiny house tour. Chances are you need no introduction to Corbett Lunsford. You may have ... [continue reading]


PACE Alive and Well // Part 4: Maximizing Savings Through Solar

February 27, 2017

This is part 4 of a series that describes how PACE financing is revolutionizing the home performance contracting industry. Homeowner Loreen Hasenin was looking for a way to get her A/C bills under control before ... [continue reading]


One Year Later: Ten Lessons from the Grissom Lane Net Zero Senior Apartments

October 16, 2016

Designed, built, and managed by Community Housing Partners (CHP), Grissom Lane Apartments in Blacksburg, Virginia, are affordable homes for seniors and the first EarthCraft Virginia Net Zero Certified homes in the state. As such, each ... [continue reading]


HERO Program Adds Value for Homeowners, Communities, and Contractors

September 20, 2016

As the clean-energy economy heats up, communities across the country are actively pursuing programs that promote energy efficiency and the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. One of the breakout successes in this field is ... [continue reading]


Connected Devices for Home Performance

Author: Chris Dorsi
July 24, 2016

There’s a movement afoot in the home performance industry, and it’s being driven by a combination of technology, business, and culture. Finally, after years of working on all the separate pieces ... [continue reading]


May/June 2016 Contributors

April 28, 2016

Katherine Cort “Low-E Storm Windows Gain Acceptance as a Home Weatherization Measure” If you are looking to upgrade low-performing windows in your home, and a full window replacement isn’t practical, low-e ... [continue reading]

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Our Blog Has Moved

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Jim Gunshinan

Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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