Building Science

This section of our website provides information, links and resources regarding all aspects of building science and the study of residential and commercial building energy use and reduction.

Cobb Hill will be constantly updating this area with new and additional information as it becomes available.

About Building America
The Best Practices Series offers specifics on implementing Building America solutions. 
Building America is an industry-driven research program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, designed to accelerate the development and adoption of advanced building energy technologies in new and existing homes. Read more.. is about people in New Hampshire doing the right thing - working together to save energy, reduce costs and protect the environment.  The mission of nhsaves is to advance the efficient use of energy, while caring for the environment and promoting economic development in New Hampshire.  nhsaves means you and your electric utility, working together to save energy, reduce costs, and protect the environment.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Established in 1995, the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is an ongoing project of the North Carolina Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). It is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), primarily through the Office of Planning, Budget and Analysis (PBA). The site is administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which is operated for DOE by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. 

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)- Joint Initiatives
The Department of Energy works in concert with partners on all levels of government and in the private sector to advance its core mission: ensuring a reliable, affordable, and clean energy supply, safeguarding our nation's security, and providing cutting-edge leadership in science & technology. Read about some of the joint initiatives they are currently working on here

Building Performance Institute (BPI) 
Building Performance Institute  offers nationally recognized training, certification and accreditation programs.