How to Plan an Energy Efficient Home Renovation

Posted by RESNET

Jan 21, 2015 10:30:44 AM

If you’re going to renovate your home this year, consider taking the energy efficient route. Start by contacting a RESNET Home Energy Auditor or Rater for an energy audit or rating to determine where and how your home is losing energy. If you opt for an energy rating, compare your home’s before and after HERS Index scores to see the difference that energy-saving measures can make.

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And the Award for Most Energy Efficient State of 2014 Goes to…

Posted by RESNET

Jan 7, 2015 12:45:12 PM

Every year, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) puts out a scorecard ranking states according to how well they did in terms of energy efficiency. There are six categories on which states are scored:

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Energy Efficient Holiday Activities

Posted by RESNET

Dec 22, 2014 8:48:52 AM

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Create Economical, Bright, Safe Holiday Displays with LEDs

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Dec 9, 2014 10:49:29 AM

Take a bright idea from municipalities when you decorate for Christmas.

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3 Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked

Posted by Scott Tew, guest columnist

Dec 3, 2014 10:15:01 AM

We all think we know about energy efficiency. We make an effort to turn off the lights when we leave the room and close the refrigerator door after removing food. In today’s society, it is more important than ever before to start cracking down on energy use to save both money and the environment.

Many initiatives are in place to help reduce energy use, including regulations from the EPA to save billions on energy bills and reduce the need for new power supplies. Additionally, technology is constantly advancing, which allows society to better understand what is needed to improve and monitor energy use.

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