Vail Daily August 15, 2013: You’ve probably been aware for some time now that making energy-saving improvements to your home can save you money. Now, those same improvements could potentially make you money when you sell your home. It stands to reason that if a home is cheaper to ope
The extension of credit for energy-efficient existing homes provides a 10-percent credit for the purchase of qualified energy efficiency improvements to existing homes. The energy-efficiency home products are retroactive for 2012 and must be “placed in service” before December 31st, 2
Finally! Building Science training for the mountain climates with a killer certification. Limited space – First come, first served! Gunnison: Location to be announced. 10.29–11.1: Classroom Training; 9:00am-5:00pm [three different field homes will be used] 11.5–7: Field Training; 9:00
A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy and money – and how such problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A professional technician – often called an energy auditor – can give your home a checkup. You c
Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems can generate clean, cost-effective power anywhere the sun shines. This video shows how a PV panel converts the energy of the sun into renewable electricity to power homes and businesses. Watch the Video!
Daylighting—the use of windows or skylights for natural lighting and temperature regulation—is one building strategy that can save money for homeowners and businesses. Highly efficient, strategically placed windows maximize the use of natural daylight in a building, lowering the need