Jacob Corvidae
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Jacob Corvidae replied to Ann Edminster's discussion New(ish) ZNE publications available
"Great to see these Ann. Thanks for sharing. "
8 hours ago
Jacob Corvidae commented on Pearl Certification's blog post New Study Measures Impact of Energy Efficient Features On Home Sale Prices in Phoenix
"Congrats folks - great to see that moving forward. We'll look forward to the results.  Jacob"
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Jacob Corvidae commented on Home Performance Coalition's blog post HPC Works With Stakeholders To Improve New York State Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
"Thanks for sharing!"
Jan 10
Jacob Corvidae commented on David Keefe's blog post Explaining Air Sealing and Ventilation to Homeowners
"Great analogy with the water, David. Quick clear and "sticky". "
Jan 10
Jacob Corvidae commented on Home Performance Coalition's blog post HPC Works With Stakeholders To Improve New York State Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
"Great work. Can you share the actually comments and advise you provided? "
Jan 10
Jacob Corvidae commented on Chris Davis's blog post Adios and Fare-thee-well to Mike Rogers by Peter Troast
"I'm so thankful to have had the pleasure of working with Mike over the past few years. He was a great force for the industry, but also for life in general. Thank you, Mike. "
Dec 20, 2018
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Jacob Corvidae liked Jim Gunshinan's blog post New Zero-Energy Homes Almost to Cost Parity, While Codes & Incentives Help Cross the Finish Line—By RMI's Alisa Petersen
Nov 28, 2018
Jacob Corvidae commented on Energy Circle's blog post The Role of Facebook (& other social media) for HVAC, Home Performance, and Solar
"I completely agree that this is a useful channel, and would like to offer another suggestion on how to use this: it's not just for building your brand relationships and direct ad conversions. Part of the appeal of Facebook is getting your happy…"
Nov 21, 2018
Jacob Corvidae posted a blog post

Cities leading net zero energy building transformation

Cities across the US and across the world are taking the lead to transform our building sector. Net zero energy buildings are the future of buildings. Stay tuned for new research RMI will be releasing soon on the economics of net zero energy homes. Meanwhile, check out this overview of the work that cities are launching: …See More
Sep 4, 2018
Jacob Corvidae commented on Chris Dorsi's blog post House and Home: the New Pattern Language
"Chris, This is super exciting! A Pattern Language has not only informed house remodels I've done, but actually informed designing an entire village I helped create (with many others). It's even informed my thinking on language, culture,…"
May 17, 2018
Jacob Corvidae liked Jim Gunshinan's blog post Highlights from the 2018 HPC National Home Performance Conference in Philadelphia
May 7, 2018
Jacob Corvidae replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"If you're looking for energy gains and your windows are old, here's my general approach:  1) if they are old metal-frame windows, then replacing is probably a good idea as the metal brings a lot of outside temperature in (thermal…"
Apr 12, 2018
Jacob Corvidae replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
"Yeah - these!  At EcoWorks, we used to take things like the BSC document and just get builders to print them out, post them on site, give them to their subs (these and diagrams from the EEBA guides). They're so clear and straightforward,…"
Apr 5, 2018
Jacob Corvidae replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Support Mike Rogers in the group News & Announcements
"Hey Mike! We're all routing for you! Don't hesitate to ask for help.  Jacob"
Feb 22, 2018
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Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Sustainability, ecodistricts, resiliency, urban development, conflict resolution and facilitation
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Cities leading net zero energy building transformation

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

Cities across the US and across the world are taking the lead to transform our building sector. Net zero energy buildings are the future of buildings. Stay tuned for new research RMI will be releasing soon on the economics of net zero energy homes. Meanwhile, check out this overview of the work that cities are launching: …

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MPG for Homes - The Quest for the Best

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

An mpg-like rating for homes is here. For the first time in history, people can find out the expected energy use of any home in the U.S. This single piece of information conveys helpful insights including the expected cost of maintaining a home, the environmental impact of the home, and a proxy for how comfortable the home is likely to be. This information will become more widely available from more sources as…

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At 11:30am on April 14, 2014, Better Buildings Support said…

Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group on Home Energy Pros.

 

The Better Buildings Residential Network group is an online community where Better Buildings Residential Network members collaborate. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. The Better Building Residential Network group will also serve as a repository for Peer Exchange Call summaries and other materials. We are honored to share this new group with you and look forward to you and your colleagues joining the conversation.

 

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At 3:05pm on December 30, 2013, Diane Chojnowski said…

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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"Great to see these Ann. Thanks for sharing. "
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"Congrats folks - great to see that moving forward. We'll look forward to the…"
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