October 2016 Blog Posts (9)

Forty Years of WAP—A Family Celebration

Sometimes it feels like Home Energy and the DOE Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) grew up together, along with what was formerly known as ACI and is now the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) and some other energy efficiency advocates. The WAP program is celebrating four decades of air sealing, insulating, health home making and family supporting on National Weatherization Day on Sunday, October 30th.

That would make Home Energy WAP’s little brother or sister. We…

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Added by Jim Gunshinan on October 28, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Healthy Homes, Healthy Families: Elevator Chris Steinhoff is Leading the Way

In an effort to provide more comprehensive services to the people we serve, especially low-income populations, Elevate is working towards identifying and solving home-based health hazards that we discover while doing energy efficiency work. These home-base health hazards are often a barrier to weatherization for our low- to moderate-income homeowners. To support this work,…

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Added by Amber Vignieri on October 28, 2016 at 11:19am — No Comments

4 Traps to Avoid in Selling Home Performance

You want the sale. We all want the sale! Maybe you’re very hungry to post some numbers or push to hit the plan. That’s OK. But don’t let that get in the way of good approaches. It’s easier to stick with a good process when you’ve got ample leads, a solid pipeline, and you’re been hitting the numbers. So, try to stay ahead and…use effective lead generation, maintain your pipeline, and stay on top of your plan…

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Added by Building Performance Journal on October 25, 2016 at 5:58pm — 1 Comment

Healthy Home Evaluator Training

Fall River, MA     October 13, 2016

For two days – November 15th and 16th - Paul Raymer of Heyoka Solutions will be teaching a pilot of the BPI HHE course at the Fall River campus of…

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Added by Paul Raymer on October 20, 2016 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Going Green Slowed by Costs, Passive Housing and Efficiency Habits Offer Affordable Alternatives

When it comes to building green, new innovations are always on the horizon. The latest discovery on the list of potentially “planet-saving” findings comes in the form of CO2 reduction. Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have recently discovered a chemical reaction that turns CO2 into ethanol, which, according to…

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Added by Carlee Quintas on October 18, 2016 at 2:42pm — No Comments

The Best Programmable Thermostat Reviews

Programmable thermostat for the boiler is to ensure that the room set temperature constant. It works on the principle of disconnection of gas or electric boiler when it reaches the desired temperature in the room and turn it on when the temperature decreases. The consumer receives a simple and reliable means of boiler and climate control in the room. After connecting the room thermostat to the boiler, it…

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Added by Madison Finch on October 18, 2016 at 1:35am — No Comments

Increasing Energy Savings for Less in West Humboldt Park

Building owner Charles Beck needed to make improvements to the failing boiler of his 12-unit apartment building located on the West Side of Chicago. His building is one of a few viable housing developments in an area faced with foreclosures and disinvestment.

Beck approached the Community Investment Corporation…

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Added by Amber Vignieri on October 14, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Insulation Institute’s Blog Features Addison Project

We love talking high-performance — with clients AND colleagues — so it’s cool to be featured on North American Insulation Manufacturers Association/Insulation Institute’s blog on using fiberglass insulation, along with other products and processes, to build Zero Energy Ready Homes.

Following is a copy of NAIMA’s blog post:…

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Added by Michelle Usher on October 3, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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