New technologies, break-throughs, and methods of efficiency are continually being developed and discovered. Although we can’t touch on every one of these we hope to offer some insight into where energy efficient building is now and where it is going.



ZERH (Zero Energy Ready Home) is a DOE (Dept. of Energy) certification for homes meeting qualifications for the next step beyond ENERGY STAR certification. Click this link to take virtual tours of homes already meeting ZERH requirements, and possibly get ideas for your next home.

The tighter a home is constructed, the less air that is naturally exchanged with the outside. Although this form of air-flow control is good, stale and polluted indoor air is not. There are several ways to deal with the freshening of air inside the house to keep the inside of the home healthy for occupants, while still maintain optimum energy efficiency. Read more…

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