energy efficient housing

June 4, 2014

Revisiting West Liberty

During NeighborWorks Week, June 7-15, we will be revisiting the town of West Liberty.  Two years ago, the town was devastated by an EF3 tornado with […]
February 25, 2014

More Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Last week we took a look at three different standards in energy efficient and green construction: Energy Star, HERS rating, and LEED. Today we are expanding […]
February 18, 2014

Energy Ratings and Home Savings

If you’re looking to buy a new home or rent a new apartment, it is well worth your time to become familiar with some of the […]
February 5, 2014

Rising Energy Costs

The winter months are the toughest on household utility bills, especially with rising energy costs.  Appalachia’s middle class is poor by the national average and many […]
October 3, 2013

Energy Efficient Housing Improves Lives

Did you know that houses utilizing energy efficient methods instead of standard methods could save a family between $500 and $900 per year?  This is especially […]
August 27, 2013

No More Old Memories Hanging on these Walls

This story comes to us from our member Housing Development Alliance, Inc. in Hazard, KY. A little over nine months have passed since Lisa and her […]
August 23, 2013

HERS Ratings in the News

  Energy Efficiency Fahe considers energy efficient home building techniques to be a vital part of affordable homeownership.  Many of our members specialize in building energy […]
June 11, 2013

Summer Heat Protection for Homeowners

I love air conditioning in the summer.   I’m able to get a proper night’s sleep thanks to my window unit and I wouldn’t be able to […]
February 4, 2013

Jargon Decoded: The HERS Index

The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) is an important scale by which many of our Members gauge the progress of their energy efficient efforts in housing.  […]
October 3, 2012

Three KY Members Recognized for Excellence

Fahe is very proud to announce that three of our Members were recognized for outstanding contributions to Kentucky’s affordable housing industry at the 2012 Kentucky Affordable […]
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