Macie Melendez
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Women in Home Performance article

Started Nov 12, 2013 0 Replies

Hi all! I'm the Assistant Editor for Home Energy Magazine and I'm working on an article for our 2014 year about women in home performance, which will include obstacles faced and overcome. I'd love…Continue

Real Stories from People Like You

Started Aug 24, 2011 0 Replies

Home Energy Magazine is working on a radical revision of our book, No Regrets Remodeling that will include brief "mini-case studies" from real…Continue

Carbon Calculator Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Macie Melendez Aug 18, 2011. 5 Replies

Home Energy magazine would like to include a list of great carbon calculators in an article we are working on. Does anyone know of a good carbon calculator that also accounts for renewable energy…Continue

 

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"Glad you're back at the BPJ--you've been missed!  Let me know if you're looking for any editorial leads in multifamily affordable housing.  I've been working on the frontlines of building performance with Eden Housing…"
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"Nice to meet you. I am a whole house fan expert and the inventor of the world's first high performance whole house fan for homes with NO attics. You can see it here -  http://thorwaldsonwholehousefans.com/rooftopwholehousefan/ It will be…"
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"Great to have you back, Macie, and to work beside you this time! Looking forward to the coming adventures."
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"We are very glad to have you back on our team Macie. I think anyone reading your post will understand why we feel that way."
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Re-introducing Myself as the Building Performance Journal’s Managing Editor

I worked on the editorial staff of Home Energy magazine for nearly 7 years before I made the decision to leave in 2017 to pursue a freelance writing career. And now I’m back! Don’t worry, my freelance writing career is still happening but I’m also revisiting something I’ve greatly missed: the building performance industry.When I first knew I wanted to be a writer I was in high school. There was something about writing, and eventually editing, that simply felt right. I’ve been writing and…See More
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Re-introducing Myself as the Building Performance Journal’s Managing Editor

I worked on the editorial staff of Home Energy magazine for nearly 7 years before I made the decision to leave in 2017 to pursue a freelance writing career. And now I’m back! Don’t worry, my freelance writing career is still happening but I’m also revisiting something I’ve greatly missed: the building performance industry.When I first knew I wanted to be a writer I was in high school. There was something about writing, and eventually editing, that simply felt right. I’ve been writing and…See More
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Re-introducing Myself as the Building Performance Journal’s Managing Editor

Posted on January 21, 2020 at 5:49pm 5 Comments

I worked on the editorial staff of Home Energy magazine for nearly 7 years before I made the decision to leave in 2017 to pursue a freelance writing career. And now I’m back! Don’t worry, my freelance writing career is still happening but I’m also revisiting something I’ve greatly missed: the building performance industry.

When I first knew I wanted to be a writer I was in high school. There was something about writing, and eventually editing, that simply felt right. I’ve…

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Online Reviews Can Make or Break Business

Posted on February 5, 2015 at 3:50pm 0 Comments

Consulting online reviews has become an integral part of the modern consumer’s buying process. A recent study from Dimensional research found that the buying decisions of 90% of respondents were influenced by positive online reviews, while 86% were influenced by negative reviews.

To dig deeper, Software Advice (an…

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Point-of-Sale Energy Efficient Financing

Posted on February 5, 2015 at 3:20pm 2 Comments

It’s no secret that finances are often a barrier to home performance upgrades for homeowners. This is precisely why programs like the PowerSaver loan program are helpful as they work with contractors and equipment installers interested in offering energy efficient financing at the point of sale.

So what is the PowerSaver loan?

Choose from Three Loan Products

There are three PowerSaver…

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This is the Future

Posted on October 10, 2013 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Last week an opening ceremony kicked off the Solar Decathlon in sunny Irvine, California. While the crowd listened to the major sponsors of the event welcome us, we heard excitement and anticipation in their voices. After all, this has been an event two years in the making.

Usually held in Washington, D.C., the mayor of Irvine, Steven Choi, was proud to welcome this international event to his home. “Even though the federal government is shut…

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At 6:28pm on November 28, 2012, Gilbert Rivera said…
Marcie,

Thank you for sharing your story, you are correct when you say we need to get our knowledge out there and to keep it simple and not to make this so complicated.
At 5:46pm on February 18, 2011, Carol A. Markell said…
Macie, welcome and welcome to HOme Energy
At 5:12pm on February 18, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Macie,

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!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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