Green Gab Podcast | Being Comfortable in Your Home

| by Marla Esser Cloos
Green Gab Podcast | Being Comfortable in Your Home

- commentary on the Green Gab Podcast Zip Up the Coat of Your Home – Energy Efficiency Basics, now on iTunes too

Our new home has a HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Index rating (yay!).  As we toured homes in search of ours, many of the sales people would proudly point out the HERS rating for the home, yet did not know how to explain how that would affect our living experience in that home.

That HERS index is a measure of the energy efficiency of a home and a way for us to understand what we were getting in a home besides what we could see. For us, it was a way to assess our potential comfort in a home.   This same tool can be used for any home and is a starting point for understanding of the basics of energy efficiency for your comfort in your home.

To learn more about the basics of energy efficiency for your home, check out the blog Being Comfortable in Your Home.

Every week on iTunes and The Green Gab Podcast, get the gab with us as we share what we’ve done, as well as tips for greening up your home, your job, your family and your life!  Get in on the gab for why green matters – to you, your family and friends and your community. For more information about the show, Marla at [email protected] or Tony at [email protected]

Marla Esser Cloos
Marla inspires and educates about what makes a green home green and how to do it – a bit at a time or all at once. Her work creating an online owners’ manual for green and greener homes,, and work in national and local businesses, groups and associations, provides her a unique perspective to help people realize the true values of green homes as safer, healthier and more comfortable homes. Marla founded and co-hosts the Green Gab Podcast, on iTunes, 2 Guys Talking Podcast Network and She blogs on Green Home Coach and Proud Green Home. Her articles have appeared in Green Home Builder, Building Women and The Healthy Planet and she is the author of Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices to a Better Home from NAHB Builder Books. wwwView Marla Esser Cloos's profile on LinkedIn

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