25 Nov '12, 9pm

HPwES 10th Anniversary!

Over the next seven years, regional initiatives were launched that laid the foundation for Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES), a program created by EPA in 2002 under EPA and DOE’s shared Energy Star labeling program. HPwES strategically shifted the focus to driving consumer demand for energy upgrades. Rick Gerardi, principal at New Dawn, LLC, and former director of Residential Energy Affordability programs at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), explains that “the most important principle was to shift all of the residential rebates into incentives to meet the critical components of any successful market: Drive consumer demand using program funds for advertising; [create] access for consumers to reach a competent contractor network, which included incentives for training, certification, and start-up equipment; and [offer] robust qua...

Full article: http://www.homeenergy.org/show/article/id/1820/comment/po...

Tweets

Effective Energy Star dishwasher choices?

greenbuildingadvisor.com 24 Nov '12, 1pm

Hello GBA community: I often get questions involving dishwasher selections. Traditionally, my advice was, naturally, Energ...

Mobile App Analyzes Energy Star Scores - Green ...

eco-structure.com 22 Nov '12, 4am

Enlarge Close A new free mobile app will enable real estate professionals to view and analyze Energy Star scores while on ...

Mobile App Analyzes Energy Star Scores via @Eco...

ecohomemagazine.com 20 Nov '12, 4pm

Enlarge Close A new free mobile app will enable real estate professionals to view and analyze Energy Star scores while on ...

Energy Storage Systems To Bring Baseload Renewa...

cleantechnica.com 24 Nov '12, 10am

This article was originally published on RenewEconomy . It has been reposted with full permission. It has been widely thou...

Using Time To Stop Undervaluing Channel Performance

Using Time To Stop Undervaluing Channel Perform...

searchengineland.com 23 Nov '12, 4pm

Standard channel performance analysis makes the assumption that a click from all channels behaves the same way. Picture yo...

List your #training programs for free on the Ho...

homeenergy.org 19 Nov '12, 6pm

Welcome to the Home Energy Guide to Training Programs for Home Performance Professionals Advance your career as a home per...

@homesintn Good article! Another way to increase home value is by making it energy efficient & a low HERS Index Score

@homesintn Good article! Another way to increas...

resnet.us 22 Nov '12, 8pm

It’s no secret that energy prices are going up. It’s also no secret that they’re probably going to keep on doing so for th...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Speaks on the Future of Energy and Transportation

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Speaks on the Future of Ene...

treehugger.com 22 Nov '12, 6pm

Serial (and parallel!) entrepreneur Elon Musk, who is currently CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors , chairman of solar...

CodeGreen Energy App: An app that enables real ...

edcmag.com 19 Nov '12, 9pm

CodeGreen Solutions launched a new free mobile app which enables real estate professionals to view and analyze ENERGY STAR...

Thanks-saving: Conserving energy during the high holiday of at-home cookery

Thanks-saving: Conserving energy during the hig...

mnn.com 22 Nov '12, 5pm

Happy Thanksgiving, MNN readers! Although you may currently be super-busy self-medicating , furiously cleaning , prepping ...

Small Modules Deliver More Performance via @ElectronicDesgn @gumstix @kontron

Small Modules Deliver More Performance via @Ele...

electronicdesign.com 16 Nov '12, 9pm

Massive multicore platforms drive the cloud as well as high-performance computing (HPC) supercomputer systems. General-pur...

Four American Alternative Energy Stocks for the Next Economy

Four American Alternative Energy Stocks for the...

renewableenergyworld.com 19 Nov '12, 6pm

These emerging challenges are daunting, but fortunately, society is answering and acting to preserve our economies and way...

Why Effectively Measuring Lead Performance in Mobile is Essential

Why Effectively Measuring Lead Performance in M...

searchenginewatch.com 21 Nov '12, 8am

If you’re like most digital marketers, you engage in advertising to achieve one of two goals – either to generate or incre...

LEED-Certified Buildings Average ENERGY STAR Sc...

edcmag.com 14 Nov '12, 7am

A recent analysis performed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) shows that buildings in the sample are performing i...

#EHV2020 today: Sam Rashkin describes how new #codes are focusing on a systems approach to performance:

#EHV2020 today: Sam Rashkin describes how new #...

ecohomemagazine.com 15 Nov '12, 3pm

By 2020 the housing industry will adopt a “house-as-a-system” perspective addressing energy-efficient, healthy, durable, w...