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