Archive | September, 2010

The Benefits of an Energy Star Home (Part 1)

Everyone is interested in having quality materials and appliances in their house. We recommend ENERGY STAR  products because they allow homes to perform better. This is the first of 3 part series dealing with the benefits of services such as 1) HVAC quality installation and maintenance, 2) air sealing, duct …

Deep Energy Retrofit: What is it, and is it necessary?

Lately you have probably seen the term “deep-energy retrofit”— a phrase being thrown around with other words like “sustainability” and “green.” Like the word “green,” the term “deep-energy retrofit” is poorly defined and somewhat ambiguous. In most cases, though, “deep-energy retrofit” is used to describe remodeling projects designed to reduce …

11 Ways to be an Earth-Friendly Family

We’ve all seen documentaries about melting ice caps and the depleting ozone and are moved to action. But eventually, we go back to our daily lives and tried not to think about the effect these things are having at home (think: hurricanes). But, there are a few suggestions you can …