Post-Occupancy Performance

Report: Air Sealing Trumps Insulation Type
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Report: Air Sealing Trumps Insulation Type

Experts at Building Science Corp., just released the results of a five-year study... More

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Leads for the Asking: Building Referral Business

From e-newsletters to satisfaction surveys, there are a variety of ways to boost the referral portion of your lead flow. Here, marketing experts supply some basic steps to streamline the process. More

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Increase Profits: Home Performance for the Long Haul

Instead of trying to create a separate business or division focusing on home performance, perhaps remodelers should incorporate the principles into all their work. If there are incentive programs that help offset some costs, thatís a nice bonus, but home performance remodeling can provide long-term benefits for everyone involved. More

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Accurate Energy Measurements for Home Sales

BPI standards assure energy-efficiency upgrade information is accurately valued for the home sales process. More

How Do You Define 'Home Performance'?
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How Do You Define 'Home Performance'?

For retired home performance expert Ed Voytovich, the core of home performance is... More

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Who Will Rate the Raters?

It's all fine and dandy if home energy ratings are accurate. But what if the ratings are bogus? More

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How Energy Codes for New Buildings Can Apply to Existing Homes

Using the International Energy Conservation Code as a guide for improving existing buildings. More

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Advanced Building Technologies Require Attention to Detail

ED VOYTOVICH on the need for proper processes and attention to detail if remodelers are going to have success with modern building technologies. More

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Giving the Green Light: A Remodeler Uses His Own Home as a Green Test Case Giving the Green Light: A Remodeler Uses His Own Home as a Green Test Case

A remodeler uses his own home to train himself and his crew in specific green practices so he can better inform clients. More

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Don't Forget Green in K&B

Tips for energy-efficient design for kitchens and baths including proper ventilation and air sealing. More

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