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December 8, 2015

Here’s a guide for better lighting.

What is light pollution?

Unlike other pollutions, light pollution isn’t as widely known. It is an inappropriate use of artificial light that can be harmful to our environment. The most serious...

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November 17, 2015

Good synopsis of what to expect during a home energy assessment.

October 20, 2015

This fall season approached us rapidly this year.

We have some valuable tips to improve and maintain your home this season. 

Check the windows

Are your windows leaking? It might be time to get your windows replaced before winter...

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October 13, 2015

In this installment of Green Building Advisor's "Job Site Visits" series, building science guru Joe Lstiburek explains why insulating a house to the highest standards won't do much good if the home still has significant air leakage.

July 30, 2015

Nobody wants to expect the worst when it’s about natural disasters, but they are real things that do happen. Here are a few necessities with an eco-friendly spin.


First, we will need a box to put this all in. We all know there is a...

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July 30, 2015

Since the 1980's, American homes have gotten more energy efficient, even as our use of cell phones, video game consoles and other electronic devices has soared. This is largely due to improved energy codes, which result in lower heating and...

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June 9, 2015

It may be a difficult tedious task to choose the right contractor. Here are some helpful tips on selecting the one that best fits your needs according to The National Association of the Remodeling Industry. 


Select the right...

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May 12, 2015

The graph below shows which structural air-leaks drive up energy costs the most, allowing you to maximize efforts toward reinforcing your home's building envelope. 

This image comes from http://www.builderonline.com/energy-...

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April 28, 2015

As we approach the end of April, we remind ourselves each day that we need to be greener. On a daily basis we pollute our air, waste our water and energy without any guilt of harming our Earth.


In case you haven’t looked into it,...

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April 16, 2015

Using a blower door--a device that sucks the air out of your house to simulate an especially windy day--is the best way to identify where your house leaks. For many of us, a thousand little pin pricks may add up to a hole in your house the size...

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