Housing Trends

Air Leakage: Outlet Boxes Above Zero Clearance Fireplaces

Over the last few years it has become common for new homes to install flat screen televisions above zero clearance...

Builder Spotlight: United Way of Long Island

Builder Spotlight: United Way of Long Island

Are you ready for a home that lives, works, and lasts better? Homes are being built to be so energy efficient that a...

Capital Region’s Annual Parade of Homes to Feature Several Home Energy Heroes

Capital Region’s Annual Parade of Homes to Feature Several Home Energy Heroes

This summer, the Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association will be hosting the 16th Annual Capital Region Parade of Homes....

Home Energy Heroes Goes Beyond the Classroom

Home Energy Heroes Goes Beyond the Classroom

While there is certainly a ton of value in traditional classroom training, at Home Energy Heroes we are constantly looking...

The Future of Energy Codes in 2017

The Future of Energy Codes in 2017

2017 will be a year of change. But what does this mean for building energy codes – the “rules of...

Net-Zero Here We Come…

Net-Zero Here We Come…

Many professional organizations and municipalities are setting goals to create a net-zero building stock. That is, buildings that generate at...

Make-up Air Solutions for Your Energy Efficient Home

Make-up Air Solutions for Your Energy Efficient Home

Make-up or compensating air is outside air, which is introduced into the building to replace air that is exhausted from the...

Builder Spotlight: Andy Ellis – Halfmoon Construction

Builder Spotlight: Andy Ellis – Halfmoon Construction

Andy Ellis, owner of Halfmoon Construction and our first Home Energy Hero, is building high performance and zero energy / net-positive homes...

Home Buyer Trends Emphasize Energy Savings and Quality Construction

Home Buyer Trends Emphasize Energy Savings and Quality Construction

The National Association of Home Builders recently released its latest study focused on identifying trends among today’s home buyers.  The...

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