Proof is possible! That's the motto and mantra of Corbett and Grace Lunsford, with the Chicago-based Building Performance Workshop. They are spreading the word in their…Continue
From the HVACR/WDF press release:The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation (WDF) released three new reports and an accompanying executive summary today confirming that demand outstrips the supply of…Continue
Congratulations to all active members of Home Energy Pros on recently passing the 4,000 membership mark! You've helped to build a community of practice not just for home energy pros, but a resource…Continue
There is still much uncertainty about how the new Trump administration will effect home performance businesses and the energy efficiency of U.S homes. But over the last eight years many states, local governments, and utilities have begun major initiatives that will continue to support professionals who are working to create high-performance homes.
RESNET convened its Building Performance Conference in Scottsdale this March, a hospitable time of year in the Arizona desert. I roamed the sessions, and a few of the bars, to keep abreast of developments in home energy rating and performance.
2016 PRIORITIES: IMPROVING QUALITY AND LOWERING COSTS OF HOME BUILDING
The many young attendees wearing new company jerseys at this year’s conference were a sign that the energy-rating business, at least for new homes,…Continue
This spring in New Orleans I hosted “True Tales of Haunted Home Performance,” at the Home Performance Coalition National Home Performance Conference. I was joined in this true storytelling event by seven home energy pros, who contributed their real-life stories.
All the storytellers gave examples of what they had learned from the haunted houses they worked on, including John Tooley's heat pump from hell, and Chris Dorsi's haunted time capsule. We'll be reprinting these two stories in…Continue