Recently, we have been talking a lot about Google's bias towards searcher proximity and the various digital marketing, content and SEO…Continue
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A properly maintained furnace system offers maximum energy efficiency, prevents harmful emissions and provides long-lasting performance. Here are the answers to the frequently asked …Continue
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In an era of global warming and ozone depletion, plastic pollution is another catastrophic element which is affecting the well being of the environment.
The biggest problem of using plastic is that they are non-biodegradable in nature. And far more alarming news is that only 1 out of every 6 water bottles used…Continue
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This post originally appeared on the Better Buildings Beat Blog, and was posted by DOE's Home Energy Score.
DOE’s Home Energy Score™ is a tool for homeowners, homebuyers, and renters…Continue
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Even during the winter months, your heating system uses the refrigerant in your air conditioning system to generate heat. In most cases, these leaks are often associated with air conditioner issues, but when the leak occurs in the winter, it can have devastating consequences for your system and the people who live in your home. Regular HVAC maintenance…Continue
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User Experience: Quite literally, UX refers to how users experience your website. UX is made up of interactions and behavior — for example, the way that visitors on your site engage with its features and functionality, and how they find and consume the content they’re most interested in.
User Interface: The UI is an important component of UX and refers more pointedly to the look and feel or design of your website, as it is displayed to the target user (in…Continue
(Post provided by ACEEE.)
Washington, D.C. ACEEE is proud to honor 53 of the United States’ leading energy efficiency programs with the Exemplary Program Award. In a national review, ACEEE selected these programs based on their innovation and effectiveness in helping customers increase energy efficiency in their homes and businesses. The awards accompany ACEEE’s publication,…Continue
City of Phoenix, APS and RESNET Join Pearl Certification and HomeSmart In Launching Innovative Home Energy Efficiency Plan
Pearl Certification, the City of Phoenix, APS, RESNET and HomeSmart…Continue
Air sealing and insulation are the celebrities of the high-performance home world (high-performance homes being those using fewer energy and water resources and/or clean energy). These icons steal the show to provide the simplest, quickest, and least expensive method to decrease energy loss in a home. We created a…Continue
By: Kara Saul-Rinaldi, Vice President of Government Affairs & Policy
On January 3, 2019, the members of the 116th Congress were officially sworn in. With many new members and a shift of power in the House of Representatives will come new opportunities, as well as new challenges.
Democrats will now hold the committee…Continue
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By: Joe Cullen, Director of Policy & State Outreach
As part of a coalition of residential energy efficiency organizations including the Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. (AEA), …Continue
Your clients are likely to have misconceptions about tight houses. Some folks think that houses shouldn’t be tight, that they “need to breathe.” Certainly there have been cases where air-sealing a house has done more harm than good. But just because something has been done incorrectly in the past doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be done or that it can’t be done correctly. When air sealing produces undesirable results, it’s usually because we have either failed to identify and treat…Continue
Added by Jim Gunshinan on January 3, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The cause of better homes and better contracting businesses lost its biggest champion this week. Our colleague and friend Mike Rogers succumbed to a horrible and rare form of cancer that appeared suddenly and acted swiftly. There is a hole in the universe today larger than the Grand Canyon that he loved so much.
An outsider looking in would say Mike was an enigma—a policy/industry visionary, incredibly exact person in business, and utter goofball. He didn’t care much what people…Continue
At this point, most sensible people can agree that there are just too many problems with fossil fuels. They pollute the environment, the expensive and they are also inefficient. There’s more than one reason why more and more people are turning to renewable energies. With recent technological innovations, the price of…Continue
A south facing window in any Passive Solar House design can be optimized by using a flat black metal shade to create a solar space heating panel…Continue
Here is a snap shot of my current 3D green home design project, this shows what I am working on. It is incomplete at the moment however this is version 2, the first version is complete but lacks the fine details required for a to scale accurate model and so I am working on that in version 2.
Been away awhile and busy,…
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