Home improvement supplier Lowe's invests in Recurve, which offers home energy retrofit services and sells software to other home performance providers.
Recurve is creating a suite of software for the home weatherization industry, which is poised for rapid growth with growing homeowner and government interest.
Federal initiative designed to launch the home efficiency industry will give homeowners an efficiency rating and access to energy-saving loans.
The Home Star program has a shot at passage in an oil spill-focused energy bill, paving the way for services and goods to improve home energy and water efficiency.
Nicknamed Cash for Caulkers, a program designed to jump-start home efficiency retrofits is backed by a coalition of companies, contractors, and advocacy groups.
With winter upon us, a favorite gadget of CNET's Martin LaMonica is a blower door, a green building tool for measuring air flow and finding leaks.