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5 Summer Energy Efficiency Myths

Posted by RESNET

May 27, 2015 4:35:59 PM

Hot summers can lead to high energy bills, but not if your home is energy efficient!

But some energy efficient practices are simply myths and won’t help you reduce your energy bill at all. Here are 5 of the most common summer energy efficiency myths:

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Make Your Home Energy Efficient for Summer!

Posted by RESNET

May 6, 2015 4:18:50 PM

May is the perfect month to start getting your home ready for the summer – energy ready that is.

HERE ARE SOME tips to help you get started.

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Fight Allergies with Energy Efficiency!

Posted by RESNET

Apr 15, 2015 12:45:00 PM

So what does home energy efficiency have to do with allergies? Nothing, right?

After all, one is all about making your home more comfortable and saving money and energy, while the other makes you sneeze, causes itchy eyes and a general feeling of misery. The two don’t seem to be related in any way whatsoever.

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Study: Millennials are Less Likely to Take Action to Conserve Resources than Their Parents

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Apr 9, 2015 12:48:58 PM

When it comes to weighing environmental impacts, boomers may have created the problem, but they're actually doing more than 20-somethings to mend their ways.

COULD THE BOOMER GENERATION (those 55+) actually be living greener than their children? A study released by Washington Energy Services for Earth Day shows that the older generation participates more in the green practices necessary to reduce resource than younger people (those between 25 and 34),

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That’s our story and we’re stickin’ to it…for now.

Posted by Ron Jones

Apr 8, 2015 5:13:00 PM

The National Association of Homebuilders talks the talk of caring about home energy efficiency, then fights bitterly to prevent any helpful green legislation. Will the real NAHB please stand up?

Back on March 30, a fluff piece from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) appeared in my inbox under the heading “New Homes Increasingly Offer Efficiency, Sustainable Features.” It was a retread message generated by the public affairs department, giving lip service to the Association’s claim of support for sustainable building practices and energy efficiency.

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