Building America Building Science Translator

Design, Health, Measurement & Verification, Renewables

DOE has worked extensively with housing industry representatives and building science experts to create a compiling a new building science glossary that translates technical jargon into an improved consumer experience. Now there is a sizable ‘collective impact’ opportunity to more effectively convey the value of high-performance homes to consumers and the media using these ‘power words.’ It is about time because this value is too little understood.