Learning Center

GreenHomes America, Learning Center

A Homeowners Guide to Energy Efficiency, Comfort and Health/Safety Information for Their Home!

The GreenHomes America (GHA) Learning Center is an unbiased source of energy efficiency information to help homeowners increase the energy efficiency, comfort and health/safety of their home. This library of information is designed to help homeowners better understand the critical installation and prioritization steps necessary when installing:

  • Insulation & Air Sealing improvements
  • Window replacements
  • Heating and Cooling System upgrades
  • Lighting efficiency improvements
  • Mechanical Ventilation Systems
  • Indoor Air Quality improvements
  • Renewable technologies

The Learning Center is a growing and ever changing assortment of energy efficient technologies and procedures, comfort improvement techniques and health/safety information to help homeowners find impartial recommendations to improve their home

We believe the unbiased energy efficiency information we provide helps homeowners better understand the key aspects of a quality installation so they are better equipped to ask important questions of contractors and verify the work to be done will be done right.

Many energy service companies and utility programs offer homeowners a free energy audit. Typically, these no-cost energy audits provide generalizations about the energy...

From dust and mildew to drafty rooms and windows, there are common problems dealing with home maintenance. Learn about these common problems and...

Home Energy Audit Why get an energy audit? The GreenHomes America Comprehensive 26 Pt. Home Energy Audit Report pinpoints sources of high energy consumption. Additionally,...

Who is GreenHomes America? GreenHomes America has been in business since 1981 and is the largest contractor network provider of home performance solutions in...

The term energy audit means a lot of things to various people throughout the energy efficiency industry across the country. For example, many...

Explore the commonly asked questions about icicles and ice-damming. What causes icicles on your roof? Icicles form on the edge of your roof in the...

Finding a certified energy auditor is not easy. Frequently, the expectations between the auditor and homeowner do not match. As a result, the recommendations presented...

Are your energy dollars literally dripping off the roof? Big icicles and ice dams are typically caused by poor or missing insulation and air...