This week, Eric shared his thoughts on Building Value with Energy-Saving Upgrades in Homes and Businesses. He also mentioned the U.S. Department of Energy's Commercial Building Initiative, which is a partnership between the department and industry representatives to encourage the development of higher commercial building efficiency measures. Read the full text of the partnership agreementPDF.

How about you? Have you done any energy-efficient remodeling and seen your home increase in either value or appeal to potential buyers? Or are you planning to do so in the next few years?

Each week, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments.