October 5, 2017
Today, October 5th, 2017, is the second annual Energy Efficiency Day!
September 28, 2017
Jason Scheurer, Guest Poster
Most people think they already have enough insulation in their attic, but imperfect insulation could only average 25% of what its R-value should be.
September 21, 2017
Amanda Godward, Guest Poster
One thing most people don’t enjoy about fall is the amount of energy they use to heat their home.
September 11, 2017
Marc Tannenbaum, Guest Poster
If you find yourself suffering from comfort issues this cooling season, you might want to consider your attic as the culprit.
August 30, 2017
Unhealthy air isn’t just outside of your home. Air pollution can, and does, occur inside homes as well.
August 23, 2017
Jeff Mounts, Guest Poster
Drooling and unwashed hands aside, what does the indoor air quality (IAQ) look like in a home-based preschool?
August 16, 2017
Stephanie Gordon, Guest Poster
Check out some of the top AC energy saving tips that could lead to a reduced utilities tab by the end of the month.
August 9, 2017
NJ Clean Energy, Guest Poster
New Jersey’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program offers generous rebates and low-interest loans to homeowners.
July 24, 2017
Building Performance Institute (BPI) staff gathered to see what goes into an energy audit.
July 13, 2017
Elizabeth Sanfelippo, Guest Poster
Accurate chemical mixing and the proper installation of spray foam are critical, and if either is done incorrectly there is potential for several problems.
July 5, 2017
The main purpose of roof ventilation is to keep the air space above the roof insulation at the same temperature as the outside air.
June 22, 2017
A colleague was in our basement one day and asked, “Is it always this wet in your basement?”
June 1, 2017
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
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
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
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
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.