About this Episode
In this episode, we talk with Nate Adams, aka “The House Whisperer” about the residential side of things, particularly energy performance.
Nate shares how he got into the field of improving home energy performance and
the powerful movement he is supporting to help make energy efficiency the norm
in the industry.
Key Talking Points
- Nate’s nontraditional route into the “green” movement
- The “Electrify Everything” movement & Nate’s mission to improve energy performance in every home
- Why home performance needs a measurement upgrade
- The importance of teaching while learning to make a stronger movement
Key Milestones of the Episodes
[1:19] Nate’s background
[2:13] Nate’s nontraditional route into sustainability
[4:16] The “Electrify Everything” Movement
[8:00] Nate’s movement into the “entrepreneur” side of building green
[14:03] The “House Whisperer” Process
[20:13] What should the industry be focused on?
[21:57] Why we need standardized energy measures
[23:59] Consistent routines & teaching while evolving
“The math has flipped to where renewable energy is the least expensive source [of energy] in most places.”
The Home Comfort Book: The ultimate guide to creating a comfortable, healthy, long lasting, and efficient home.
Electrify Everything! A Practical Guide to Ditching Your Gas Meter
Energy-Efficient Homes Are Worth More. So Let’s Create an Easy Metric for Buyers
An Efficiency Manifesto: Energy and Home Performance Programs Need Serious Reform
Get in Contact with Nate
Nate Adams is the owner of The House Whisperer, green building industry writer, consultant, business partner for One Knob Consulting and Energy Home Performance, and author of “The Home Comfort Book”
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