If you’re a contractor in the HVAC, home performance, or solar industry, you likely understand the frustrations of trying to beat out local competition on Google. Thanks to Google’s proximity…Continue
Added by Emily Ambrose on March 21, 2019 at 12:00pm — No Comments
It's time for spring cleaning! Most people give every room in their home, and sometimes even their garage a good once over to get rid of the staleness that lingers after a long winter. While you're making your cleaning list for the house, create a maintenance list that includes …Continue
Added by Jim Gunshinan on March 13, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments
If you watched the Super Bowl last month (or more importantly, the Super Bowl commercials) then you know that voice activated home devices have found their way into the crosshairs of pop culture. I mean, Han Solo himself did a commercial for Amazon’s Alexa — so I think it is safe to say that voice activated home devices are going to stick around.
Devices like the Google Home, Amazon Echo and the Apple HomePod are connecting the…Continue
Added by Emily Ambrose on March 6, 2019 at 11:54am — No Comments
I found this article, and it confirms what we know that the better indoor air quality is, the lower the pulmonary issues of the residents as well as the opposite effect. A healthy home is essential for the wellness of people living there.
Added by Kelly Caplenas on March 4, 2019 at 12:45pm — No Comments
There is cause for celebration this week not just for the Home Performance Coalition, (HPC) but for all players in the home performance industry, as H.R. 1315 was introduced to the 116th Congress.
The Clean Energy Infrastructure and the Workforce to Build It…Continue
Added by Leslie Jackson on February 28, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Among the many challenges we face as digital marketers, some of the strongest and most consistent obstacles are competition, budget, and demand (a.k.a. search volume). We’re constantly asking ourselves questions such as: Where should we spend our marketing dollars? How much is enough to spend, and how do we get the biggest bang…Continue
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Pearl Certification will be participating in a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)-sponsored pilot program. The pilot will test and measure the extent to which energy efficiency home certifications can encourage New York state homeowners to…Continue
Added by Pearl Certification on February 25, 2019 at 11:35am — No Comments
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|This LEED Platinum home is all-electric, set up for aging in-place as well as having a minimal environmental footprint, and is…|
During the winter months, it’s not uncommon to see articles about the benefits of home energy audits, especially as a solution to controlling energy bills while maintaining thermal comfort.
But home energy audits serve another purpose year-round: saving lives.
During a home energy audit, a Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified professional uses building science principles and diagnostic testing to solve heating, cooling, and air leakage…Continue
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Recently, we have been talking a lot about Google's bias towards searcher proximity and the various digital marketing, content and SEO…Continue
Added by Emily Ambrose on February 19, 2019 at 11:51am — No Comments
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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
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
Added by Olivia Taylor on February 14, 2019 at 7:49am — No Comments
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
Added by Jim Gunshinan on February 12, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Jim Gunshinan on January 25, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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