Beat Blog

by Better Buildings Beat Team on Feb 28, 2018
When’s the last time you checked up on your neighbors at the Better Buildings Residential Network? There’s a lot happening in the residential space, and the BBRN team is committed to keeping the conversation going with regularly-scheduled forums about topics and trends in residential energy...
by Joan Glickman, Department of Energy on Jan 14, 2016
Did you know that the average homeowner spends more than $2,000 each year on energy? Utility costs are a significant part of the cost of homeownership, yet most consumers have little if any information about how much utility bills are likely to be when they buy a house. If you buy a newly built...
by Joan Glickman on Sep 17, 2015
It’s becoming easier to demonstrate a home’s energy efficiency performance. This month, through its Better Buildings Colorado program, Colorado became the second state to offer the Home Energy Score statewide, which provides a home’s efficiency score and recommendations for efficiency improvements...