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The Elephant in the Room

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on March 27, 2017 at 9:30pm 4 Comments

Last week I attended the annual Home Performance Coalition (HPC) Conference & Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee. (Along with 1,900 other people!)

One of my favorite sessions included Kara Saul-Rinaldi, the Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy at HPC. With over 20 years of experience in policy and communications strategy and legislative and regulatory experience, Kara has worked for members of Congress, testified before congressional committees, and appeared in a…

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Crowdsourcing for Innovation

Posted by Sarah OConnell on March 24, 2017 at 7:30am 0 Comments

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Novel Building Envelope Design for Increased Thermal Performance

In 2014, more than 40% of US primary energy and 70% of electricity was consumed in residential and commercial buildings, resulting in annual energy costs of more than…

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Don MacOdrum receives BPI's 2017 Tony Woods Award!

Posted by Diane Chojnowski on March 23, 2017 at 6:17am 0 Comments

BPI has honored Don MacOdrum, Executive Director at the Home Performance Guild of…

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How to Hook Every Type of Homeowner

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on March 8, 2017 at 8:00am 0 Comments

When homeowners have an HVACR need, 80 to 90 percent begin their search for a provider on the Internet. Braving the wilds of the web, they’ll click and click, scroll and scroll, evaluating the appeal of you and your competition to find the best provider for their job.

But between the time they start searching, and the time they pick up the phone to call a provider, homeowners can engage in a complex set…

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Balancing Act: Solving Airflow Issues in HVAC Systems

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on March 14, 2017 at 10:33am 1 Comment

Today's homeowner is more concerned with energy efficiency than ever before. A National Association of Home Builders September 2016 survey found that energy-saving appliances were at or near the top of the must-have feature list for 80 percent of new home buyers. In January, the association released the…

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Let’s Party! A New Way to Learn About Home Energy Use

Posted by Amber Vignieri on March 10, 2017 at 9:05am 0 Comments

We went to the best house party—no, not an all-night blow-out, but a small get-together hosted by real estate broker Dan Razowsky. This particular house party was to help Dan, his parents, and their friends become more educated about energy use and energy efficiency in their homes, and we were thrilled to be a part of it.

At an Elevate Energy house…

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