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Fight Allergies with Energy Efficiency!

Posted by RESNET

Apr 15, 2015 12:45:00 PM

So what does home energy efficiency have to do with allergies? Nothing, right?

After all, one is all about making your home more comfortable and saving money and energy, while the other makes you sneeze, causes itchy eyes and a general feeling of misery. The two don’t seem to be related in any way whatsoever.

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Study: Millennials are Less Likely to Take Action to Conserve Resources than Their Parents

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Apr 9, 2015 12:48:58 PM

When it comes to weighing environmental impacts, boomers may have created the problem, but they're actually doing more than 20-somethings to mend their ways.

COULD THE BOOMER GENERATION (those 55+) actually be living greener than their children? A study released by Washington Energy Services for Earth Day shows that the older generation participates more in the green practices necessary to reduce resource than younger people (those between 25 and 34),

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That’s our story and we’re stickin’ to it…for now.

Posted by Ron Jones

Apr 8, 2015 5:13:00 PM

The National Association of Homebuilders talks the talk of caring about home energy efficiency, then fights bitterly to prevent any helpful green legislation. Will the real NAHB please stand up?

Back on March 30, a fluff piece from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) appeared in my inbox under the heading “New Homes Increasingly Offer Efficiency, Sustainable Features.” It was a retread message generated by the public affairs department, giving lip service to the Association’s claim of support for sustainable building practices and energy efficiency.

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Energy Efficiency Tips for First-time Homeowners: Infographic

Posted by RESNET

Mar 25, 2015 6:15:00 PM

Are you a first-time homebuyer? Then you’ll definitely want to check out these great tips on home energy efficiency. Energy efficient homes are in demand because they cost less to run, are more comfortable to live in and enjoy higher resale values. Find out what you need to know to in order to make your first home an energy efficient one.

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Taking Care of Your Skylights

Posted by RESNET

Mar 18, 2015 9:42:03 AM

Many homes today are including skylights as part of an energy efficient build or makeover. Why? Because when properly placed, they can help lower heating and lighting costs by making efficient use of solar heat and natural light. They’re not only good for your utility bills, but for the environment as well. However, as with all good things, you need to maintain them properly. Here are a few tips to help you do that.

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