Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Energy Efficiency


Why should homeowners care about building energy codes?

Residential HVAC contractors take note: Homeowners overwhelmingly put energy efficiency at the top of their list of essential and desirable features, according to a survey by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Homeowners and contractors alike benefiting from PACE residential programs

According to PACENation, an industry trade association, 130,000 homeowners have used PACE financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, and wind mitigation improvements, representing a total investment of $2.9 billion.

Reduced Energy Use through Reduced Indoor Contamination in Residential Buildings

A report from the National Energy Management Institute.

Residential Buildings Integration

Resources from the Building Technologies Office, including research and development, market stimulation, and building codes and equipment standards.

Energy Savings at Home

Energy Savings resources for the Homeowner from Energy Star.

All Insulation Materials Perform Equally Well When Properly Installed

A new study from Building Science Corporation (BSC) demonstrates that all insulation products perform equally well when properly installed and air sealed.

Improper installation leads to poor HVAC performance, wasted energy, says study

Faulty installation of an HVAC system can result in a 30 percent increase in electricity consumption, according to a recent research study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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