A net zero energy home doesn’t have to look any different than any other home, but there are certain products that are better suited than others to help you achieve your net zero energy goals. Here are some examples.
5 Ways Community Solar Empowers Solar for All
The benefits of solar aren’t just limited to those who install solar themselves. Community solar allows almost anyone to reap the rewards with no upfront costs.
2 Reasons to Certify an Existing Home for Sale [Podcast]
Brett Vredevoogd and Pamela Brookstein join host Marla Esser Cloos to talk about IRA money and how certifications can impact real estate and appraisals.
Green Concrete: The Foundation for a Sustainable Home
New, green concrete options are emerging to help lower the embodied carbon of homes and buildings and achieve global climate goals.
Electrifying? You May Not Need an Electrical Panel Upgrade
Abandoning gas for all-electric appliances? The electrical panel is the unsung hero of any home electrification project.
Home EV Charging Made Simple (But Do Hire an Electrician)
Home EV charging setups can be tricky. So we’ve developed a primer: from model options and safe installation, to pricing and solar storage.
Heat Pump Dryers for Low-Impact Laundry
Heat pump dryers are an exciting, relatively new electrification technology. One can cut perhaps 10% of your household energy use.
Embodied Carbon: Reduce Your Home’s Hidden Carbon Footprint
Embodied carbon accounts for creating and installing the materials in your home—and could exceed the total carbon footprint of operating your home for decades.
Low-Voltage LED Landscape Lighting: Maximize Sustainability
Consider the harm of rampant outdoor lighting. Then look to LED low-voltage landscape lighting for maximum lighting effects and minimal environmental impacts.
What Makes A Truly Energy Efficient Window?
Proper framing, installation, glazing, and styling come together – extending the lifetime of your windows, saving energy, and reducing your carbon footprint
Green Upgrades That Will Maximize Your Home’s Resale Value
Investments in green upgrades not only make your home a wonderful place to live now, but a great value when it comes time to sell.
Electrification: The Nexus of Individual and Policy Action
Energy Innovation encourages you take advantage of home electrification, and then share your story with your community and, most important, local policymakers.
How to Get the True Value for Your Green Home Upgrades
Do you know how to unlock the true value of your green home upgrades? Green home realtor Christopher Matos-Rogers shows us around the appraisal Green Addendum.
What Homeowners Need to Know from the UN Climate Report
We can limit climate change to 1.5 ℃! The IPCC calls us to reduce our home’s eco impact, use renewable energy, and deploy energy efficient solutions. Now!
Four Ways Solar Panels Increase Your Home’s Value
Solar panels will increase your home’s value in several ways. These lend confidence in your solar investment and may motivate prospective buyers and lenders.
Sonnen ecoLinx – Smart Home Solar Battery Storage
The Sonnen ecoLinx solar battery storage system is so customizable that it adapts to your lifestyle and fully manages energy usage in your home.
Abandoning Gas for All-Electric Homes: The Future is Now
By eliminating natural gas appliances from our homes, and replacing them with efficient electric options, we contribute to better health for us all.
6 Critical Questions to Ask About a Solar Battery System
This new generation of solar battery systems is a game-changer! Arm yourself with the tough questions to ask to make sure the system works best for you.
5 reasons why your next kitchen appliance should be an induction cooktop
Induction technology makes cooking healthier, faster, easier, and more efficient than ever before! A key step in your electrification journey will be enjoying your new induction cooktop.
5 Reasons You Need Solar Battery Storage with Your PV Panels
New technologies that integrate solar battery storage into home solar installations have finally made the leap to completely meeting homeowners’ needs.
Salt Lake City Hopes Tiny Homes and ADUs Have Big Impact
Tiny homes and ADUs foster homeownership. So policymakers are partnering with designers and modular construction companies ensure that these additions to local neighborhoods are affordable, beautiful, and sustainable.