June 1, 2017
Quinn Korzeniecki
Asbestos isn’t only in your grandmother’s walls – it could also be in your home or workplace.
May 25, 2017
Hannah C. Wood
Here are some low-cost ways to start making your home healthy, and your indoor air quality better, right now!
May 16, 2017
Lauren Pezzullo, Guest Poster
There are ways to spring clean to make your home sparkle and shine without putting the environment around you or your family’s health in question.
May 1, 2017
Matt Anderson
Whether you live in Upstate New York or Florida, humidity is almost always on the minds of homeowners during both summer and winter.
April 20, 2017
Lauren Pezzullo, Guest Poster
Curtains and shades can offset electric lighting costs and provide passive heating or cooling in your home.
April 12, 2017
Quinn Korzeniecki
Most homeowners recognize the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning, but there is another silent risk that could be lurking in our homes: radon.
April 4, 2017
Guest Blogger
The thicker your home's insulation, the more efficiently you can keep your home comfortable. However, insulation is not the only way to monitor your home's heating and cooling.
March 8, 2017
Guest Blogger
Not long ago, a 60-watt equivalent LED cost $20+ and weighed 3lbs. Now a 60-watt equivalent costs $2.60 and looks and feels like a typical light bulb.
February 16, 2017
Hannah C. Wood
Gas leaks are a common issue. Learn what you should do if you smell gas in your home.
February 9, 2017
Guest Blogger
Helpful heater or energy vampire? As useful as they can be, space heaters don’t have the best reputation for energy efficiency.
January 26, 2017
Quinn Korzeniecki
According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 17,000 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year.
January 16, 2017
Matt Anderson
“R-value” is one of the building science terms you spot in everyday life. What is it and why does it matter?
January 5, 2017
Guest Blogger
Icicles hanging along the eaves of your house may look beautiful, but they spell trouble.
December 14, 2016
Quinn Korzeniecki
The holidays should be a time of celebration, not worrying about how your wallet will fare with higher utility bills in the new year.
November 28, 2016
Guest Blogger
Homeowners can do many different things to improve your home’s footprint that don't take much energy, time, or money.
November 17, 2016
Quinn Korzeniecki
Gas cooking appliances can emit dangerous levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2), carbon monoxide (CO) and formaldehyde (HCHO) if not properly vented.
November 3, 2016
Guest Blogger
Tight houses and superior Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) can go hand in hand when the two are considered together.
October 27, 2016
Matt Anderson
A relatively easy solution to fixing draft and temperature issues in your home is by air sealing. Air sealing sounds pretty straightforward and, for the most part, it is.
October 20, 2016
Guest Blogger
When making the choice between building, buying, or upgrading an existing home, you should know everything that the process entails.
October 5, 2016
Quinn Korzeniecki
As part of National Energy Awareness Month, Energy Efficiency Day is meant to promote an open dialogue around home performance upgrades and other energy efficiency measures.


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    Greg Bullard
    Nashville, TN
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  • “Upon completion of the energy efficiency work, I noticed that my house was much more comfortable. I can now set my thermostat at a comfortable temperature without worrying about my gas and electric bills!”

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    Tucson, AZ
  • “We finally had a great winter and are feeling the benefits of the work we did on our home. We were no longer walking on cold floors, it’s obvious heat stays in the house and we’re enjoying the unexpected benefits of a quiet home.” 

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    Long Island, NY

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