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The latest resources for the home and building performance industry

Our online resource library is a compilation of home performance resources, including downloadable PDFs, webinar playbacks, videos, and industry reports. This library is continually updated to include the latest information and educational content.

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Passive House in Blue Hill Maine 

Watch to see how Sergei Breus has changed the way he builds Maine homes to make them more energy efficient and unique.

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BlueGreen Alliance Foundation Report: Energy Efficiency Should be Made in the United States

This report recommends a set of policies to pair energy efficiency investment with requirements & incentives for domestically produced products, to further increase investment in energy efficiency.

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A Cup of Joe: Net Zero Energy Houses 

Watch as Joe Lstiburek and Betsy Pettit share their lessons learned from past net zero building projects.

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DOE: Home Energy Rebates (IRA Sections 50121 and 50122): RFP Guidance for Program Planning, Technical, and Administrative Support

DOE's RFP guidance for Program Planning, Technical, and Administrative Support - Home Energy Rebates (IRA Sections 50121 and 50122)

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The Carbon Copy Podcast

This podcast offers a deep dive into the narratives shaping the rise of clean energy, posing challenges to traditional fossil fuels, and exploring the dramatic transformation of our energy systems.

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The Energy Show Podcast: What You Need to Know About Heat Pump Water Heaters

Listen to this episode of The Energy Show to unlock the future of home domestic hot water heating.

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DOE: Required Elements of a Community Benefits Plan

The DOE has released a list of required elements states must include in their HOMES/HEAR Community Benefits Plans (CBPs).

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RESTalk Podcast: The Best of RESTalk 2023 with Bill Spohn

Listen in to this fast-paced recap of 2023 in RESTalk.

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R-Value Podcast: Blower Door Mastery: Techniques and Tips for Contractors

Listen to a great discussion of the intricacies and importance of blower doors in testing a home's air tightness.

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ACEEE Report: Nobody Left Behind: Preliminary Review of Strategies to Support Affordable Housing Compliance with Building Performance Standards

This report gives a preliminary review of strategies to support affordable housing compliance with building performance standards.

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iCast: A Resource Guide for Multifamily Affordable Housing Access to IRA & BIL Funds

This guide will help Multifamily Affordable Housing stakeholders access IRA & BIL federal funds.

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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.

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HVAC School: Podcasts

HVAC School offers a unique blend of recorded technical training sessions, insightful interviews with industry experts, and in-depth discussions on diagnostics and trade secrets.

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DOE: Energy Auditor Training Informational FOA Webinar

The DOE presented a Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar highlighting the Energy Auditor Training Grant Program.

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Weatherization Program Notice BIL-5: BIL Average Cost Per Dwelling Unit and Allowable Use of Funds Update

This is an update to how BIL grantees should calculate the ACPU in weatherized homes & allowable expenditures for WAP funds.

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