Building with a Cause

EnergyLogic, Lennar Homes, and others help Denver Children’s Home restore hope and health to traumatized children and families.Published January 31, 2023A Safe Place to Heal & GrowThe essential ingredients for success are roughly the same for everyone: courage, enchantment, permission, persistence, and trust – those elements are universally accessible. We all know successful living isn’t always easy. However, successful living … Read More

The Upside of Downturns

Now Is the Time for Change

How can we make the most of the boom-bust cycle of the building industry?Published January 31, 2023The Nature of the BusinessIf this isn’t your first rodeo, and for most of us it’s not, then the boom-bust cycle of the building industry is familiar. It looks something like the cycle depicted below. It’s been the nature of the building industry for … Read More

Introducing Our New Energy Compliance & Building Science Experts

EnergyLogic has added Field Operations Area Managers for Improved Quality and Consistency.Published January 31, 2023Leading the WayEnergyLogic inspects over 5000 houses per year, verifying numerous codes and programs. With each jurisdiction adopting and amending different energy codes combined with tracking ENERGY STAR, Indoor airPLUS, Zero Energy Ready, detached, attached, prescriptive, performance, etc., it can be overwhelming to keep them all … Read More

Navigating Constant Change

We need to understand and adapt to the constantly moving targets in the building industry to stay on coarse during times of change.Published January 30, 2023Finding Our Footing for the Road AheadAt times it feels like the day-to-day disruption is never-ending. If stuff would slow down for a while so we could get our feet underneath us, we could plan … Read More

Wrestling with Labor Constraints

The difficult labor market facing employers continues to plague the construction industry.Published September 13, 2022Unmasking the IssueIn my many discussions with business owners and managers from all facets of the construction industry, there is one current theme that we all share. It remains a difficult labor market for employers. While we’ve seen the issues with the supply chain start to … Read More

EnergyLogic Received Three Top Awards

EnergyLogic Receives 2022 Indoor airPLUS Leader Award

We are proud to receive the 2022 Indoor airPLUS Leader Award, the 2021 Best Individual Combo Home Rater Award, and the 2021 Best Individual Electric Only Rater Award.Published September 13, 2022Our MissionEnergyLogic is on a mission to meet our partners where they are and engage them in the journey of constructing the best possible buildings. This year, we are proud … Read More

RaterFest Is Back


EnergyLogic’s 12th annual “unconference” for energy professionals is back and better than ever!Published September 12, 2022It’s That Time of Year AgainForget about pumpkin spice. Energy professionals from around the world are gathering for craft beer in the scenic Colorado Rockies while collaborating with and learning from the best minds in the building industry.Bringing Together the BestEnergyLogic continues its commitment to … Read More

An Energy Recovery Ventilation System for the Win

Zehnder ERV

A Fort Collins remodel utilizes a Zehnder Energy Recovery Ventilation system that helps everyone breathe easier.Published September 12, 2022Written by Cody Farmer, Mainstream Corporation, and ERV Commissioning Trainee Trevor Donnelly, EnergyLogicDoing the Right Thing for Your Tenants and the PlanetWhen Paul Crosby was fixing up a dilapidated bungalow in Fort Collins, CO, he decided to educate himself about which improvements … Read More

Significant Changes in 2023 for the 45L Tax Credit

Changes to the 45L Tax Credit

Changes to the tax credit represent part of the largest climate investment in American history.Published September 9, 2022What the Expanded Tax Credit Means for BuildersOn Tuesday, August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act which significantly impacted and expanded the 45L Tax Credit available for builders who build energy-efficient homes.  Originally expired at the end of 2021, 45L … Read More

Switching to All Electric

Switching to All Electric

The building industry is gearing up to do its part to help the U.S. reach net zero emissions by 2050.Published September 9, 2022Major Shifts on the WayIn 2021, the United States submitted a commitment to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Meeting this lofty goal will affect every sector of the … Read More