Monthly Archives: July 2014

Energy Audit Evaluation Results Published

A home energy audit provides homeowners with invaluable information about energy use in their home. The audit identifies structural deficiencies that contribute to energy waste, as well as occupant behaviors that impact energy consumption. The audit can also help identify thermal comfort issues, such as rooms that are drafty, too warm, or too cool. The […]

Department Releases 2013 Annual Report

The Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences recently released their 2013 annual report. The full report can be found here – YFCS_AnnualReport_2013. The report highlights the extension, research, and teaching successes of the department. Of note is the over $5M in grant funds for 2013 with over $18M in multi-year commitments. Faculty had great year […]

Cook Smart, Eat Smart Evaluation Published

Eating and preparing more meals at home is a big step towards eating healthy. A key indicator for quality of someone’s diet is who is cooking their food. Are they cooking it or is a fast food company cooking it? A barrier to cooking more meals at home is lack of cooking skills. Cook Smart, […]