Home Building Science and Technology this Weekend in Huntsville

Home Building Science and Technology this Weekend in Huntsville

Two community events in Huntsville Saturday will demonstrate the leading edge of home performance technology from AlabamaWISE partners. Nexus Energy Center will be highlighting Home Performance with Energy Star, home improvements that saves energy at the 5th annual Green U: A Home and Health Initiative hosted by the Huntsville Botanical Garden Saturday, August 24th fromContinue Reading

Nexus Energy Center Announces Home Performance with Energy Star Partnership

Nexus Energy Center is now a certified Home Performance with Energy Star partner. This means AlabamaWISE and participating home performance contractors meet all requirements of this nationally recognized program to ensure quality home improvements that save energy and lower utility bills for Alabama households. Participating AlabamaWISE contractors work with homeowners from the initial whole-house assessmentContinue Reading

How Can I Get Free Weatherization for My Home?

How Can I Get Free Weatherization for My Home?

AlabamaWISE is a program of  the non-profit Nexus Energy Center in partnership with Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) to help households of all income levels in Madison, Jefferson, Shelby, Morgan, Limestone, Lawrence or Cullman Counties lower utility bills and improve indoor environmental health and comfort. AlabamaWISE is not an income-qualified Weatherization Assistance Program.Continue Reading

8 Common Crawl Space Problems and How to Fix Them

8 Common Crawl Space Problems and How to Fix Them

Scientific research and evaluation has demonstrated homes with a properly constructed closed crawl space offer better performance than traditional wall-vented crawl spaces according to Advanced Energy of Raleigh, NC. Advanced Energy has been conducting research on residential crawl spaces in southern climates since 2001 to identify best practice in crawl space design and construction. TheContinue Reading