Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2022

iStock-1150051768Whew! How did 2022 go so quickly?!

Chances are you missed a few good blog posts from us so we’ve compiled a list of our top-viewed posts for 2022 so you can catch up!

We at Insulation Institute wish you happy holidays and a safe, happy, and healthy new year!


  1. Selling Fast: Eco-Friendly Resilient Homes – A Zillow report shows that homes that highlight eco-friendly and resilient features sell up to 10 days faster than those without such features.
  2. IRA Seeks to Transform the Building Sector – The Rocky Mountain Institute analyzed the potential impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) rebates and tax incentives in boosting the energy efficiency and electrification of U.S. homes.
  3. States Doing the Most on Energy Efficiency – ACEEE analysis ranks the top 10 U.S. states in terms of energy efficiency in a new scorecard for 2022. California is No. 1.
  4. New Fact Sheet on the IRA Provisions – NAIMA produced a fact sheet summarizing the energy efficiency incentives, tax credits, and programs included in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
  5. Rule Your Attic Kicks Off Next Week – EPA’s annual “Rule Your Attic” campaign to get consumers to measure their attic insulation, air seal, and add more insulation remains popular.
  6. An Active Weekend for Passive House – In keeping with the growing interest in passive house construction, our blog on a nationwide open house for passive house was one of our most widely-read.
  7. DOE Promotes $9B for Home Energy Efficiency – DOE announced $9B in funding available for states and Tribes in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for home energy rebate programs.
  8. Ekotrope Spots $160M Missed Opportunity for Home Builders – Analysis from Ekotrope shows U.S. home builders might leave money on the table by not meeting the energy efficiency levels prescribed by the 2021 IECC to receive the 45L builder tax credit.
  9. 6 Fixes for an Energy Star Home Upgrade – This blog reviews the six high-impact energy efficiency improvements needed in existing homes to cut energy use and costs.
  10. Deep Energy Retrofits Could Halve Emissions, Energy Use – Research from ACEEE shows that deep home energy retrofits could halve home energy use and emissions in the U.S.



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