The latest resources for the home and building performance industry
Our online resource library contains industry resources, including downloadable PDFs, webinar playbacks, videos, and reports. This library is continually updated to include the latest information and educational content.
ACEEE: How High Are Household Energy Burdens? An Assessment of National and Metropolitan Energy Burdens across the U.S.
Read the report which examines residential energy affordability at the national and regional levels, and analyzes how household energy burdens vary across specific groups based on factors such as income, housing type and age, tenure, race and ethnicity, and occupant age.
Building Decarbonization Code
View the overlay which offers market insight into rules that will determine how new buildings are designed and constructed in the future in order to curb the worst impacts of climate change.
Manual J (Load Calculation) Overview
Watch the webinar which covers the basics of ACCA Manual J and the elements of a Site Survey.
Zero House: Case study of a modular zero carbon, zero toxin, zero waste building
Watch the session with Chris Magwood who discusses the design, construction, assembly, and re-assembly of a modular zero carbon, zero toxin, zero waste building, and shares lessons learned and data results from the project.
1950s Home Retrofit to Super Efficient Passive House
Watch to learn about a 1950s Montreal house that was retrofitted to become an efficient passive house by adding a 16 inch thick layer of cellulose insulation to the exterior.
A Cup of Joe: Airtightness
Watch as Joe Lstiburek discusses his experience establishing airtightness standards and reviews how tight building enclosures should actually be.
Results from the Workforce Development Survey
Download the results from our 2020/2021 workforce development survey.
The Interconnected House
Watch as Energy Circle installs a basement subfloor after a series of problems related to gutters, roof, foundation, and insulation.
Stuck in a Healthier Home: Ventilation Tips for the Housebound
Download a resource for managing indoor air during the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Energy Efficiency Jobs Per Capita
Download the PDF that shows EE jobs per capita across the U.S.
Bill Nye on Making His House Energy-Efficient
Watch as Bill Nye discusses his own home and shows how energy-efficient houses save both money and the environment.
Handling Humidity – Your Project’s Health Depends on It! | Part 1 of 3
Watch as the Green Home Institute discusses different methods for dehumidifying and humidifying air, methods for determining humidity level of indoor air, and how much moisture must managed in a home due to climatic, construction, occupancy and ventilation variations.
Building Beyond Net Zero
Watch as Dr. Joe Lstiburek discusses energy efficiency strategies, pioneering renewable energy solutions, and advanced smart home technologies that help create an optimized demand-side energy management strategy.
One of the Most Efficient Homes in America
Watch as Matt and Steve tour a certified Passive House just outside of Boston.
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