Learn more about home energy audits, infrared diagnostic testing, home performance, the economics of energy efficiency vs. renewables, and other essential information to start making your house more comfortable (and more affordable) today:
What is a Whole House Energy Audit?
A home energy audit is the first step in improving your home's energy efficiency. Start here to learn what it's all about.
Can a Home Be Too Tight?
One of the most common myths among owners of aging homes is that it's a good thing for their homes to be leaky. Check out this article to get the scoop on the relationship between air sealing, energy efficiency, and proper ventilation.
What is Infrared Diagnostic Testing?
One of the essential (and coolest) components of a basic home energy audit is infrared diagnostics. Check here to learn what it's all about.
What is Home Performance?
Home Performance is one of the crucial new terms in building science and home energy efficiency, but one that hasn't yet broken into the mainstream. Learn more here.
The Importance of Air Sealing.
Air sealing is perhaps the most important step you can take in increasing the energy efficiency of your home. Find out why.
What is a Radiant Barrier?
A radiant barrier can reduce the heat in your attic by 40 degrees! Learn more.
The Economics of Energy Efficiency and Renewables.
When most people think home energy, they think two things: energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Start here to learn more about the economics of your options.
Home Energy Yardstick.
Compare your household's energy use to others across the country and get recommendations for improvement.