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Oct 11, 2021

“Words are but the pictures of our thoughts.”

-John Dryden 


Stanley Martin Homes was founded in 1966 utilizing fresh new designs and continues to innovate today.

They focus on people, via constant training and clear communications, including continual dialog with PEG, their partner rating firm.

How do both...

Sep 27, 2021

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.”

-Segal’s Law 

Consistency is important when it comes time to rely on…anything.


A key to ensuring the quality of HERS ratings is the software calculation consistency of the HERS score. 

Too often in the past, the same home could...

Sep 13, 2021

“The key to everything is patience. 

You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.”

-Arnold H. Glasgow 


The ANSI/RESNET/ICC Standard 850 was developed over the course of years via consensus input from over 75 organizations.

The standard was first issued in 2020 and is now seeing increasing use.

Aug 23, 2021

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.”

-Steve Jobs 


Events of the last year or so have it made it challenging for organizations to host live events. 

Many events, including the RESNET Conference went to a virtual format in 2021.

What will the future hold for...

Aug 9, 2021

“Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife

are in fact plans to protect man.”

-Stuart Udall 


There’s no way around it. Water is essential to life.

Water, like energy, is an environmental resource and requires (demands?) more attention from all. In fact, we’ve talked about water in 4 previous...