This afternoon we were pricing out a home to be delivered in southern Vermont and there was a Material Sur-Charge. Let’s face it, a
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Each day, well most days, we write a blog that talks about all kinds of things dealing with a family’s home. We talk about energy, construction, windows, appliances, trending amenities, floor coverings, cabinetry, insulation, roofing, HVAC, Heat Recovery Ventilators, Cold Climate Heat Pumps, and the most fun is when we write something where the idea came from you. Please let us know what you want to read about concerning your new home whether it is a modular, stick-built, log, or whatever type of construction. We look at our blog as the place where we can talk directly with you.
As we all know the past month or two has seen a record breaking number of huge natural disasters. Several hurricanes
The US Weather Bureau in Burlington has issued a Frost Warning for most of Northern Vermont that includes the Champlain Valley.
In our recent discussions about insulation we mentioned that in vertical applications (exterior walls) we
Lately we have talked about Roxul insulation, Fiberglass insulation, and today let’s take a look at Cellulose. As you probably know
Insulation is probably the most talked about part of preventing Heat Loss.
As everyone knows we have been talking a lot about Heat Loss, the process where heat escapes from your hom
Last week we talked about how many local builders are swamped with the huge amount of knowledge needed to keep up with the plethora
We have been talking about Energy Efficiency, Cold Air Penetration, Heat Recovery Ventilation systems, and a host of other Energy co
Yesterday we started a conversation about how an Heat Recovery Ventilation system will control the moistur
As fall approaches and winter is around the corner it is that time of year when we close the windows and try to seal our homes from
Last week we introduced you to the potential problem that lurks in your home. If you have purchased or bu
Yesterday we had another home set on its permanent foundation. This home is located in Southern Vermont u
For weeks now we have been talking about how to stop Heat Loss and how to stop Cold Air Penetr
On Thursday, we had a home delivered to Southern Vermont in a beautiful Mountain location. Look at today’s photograph and you will
As you begin to design your new home and the new kitchen one of the big decisions centers around the kitchen range. Should it be
A long time ago, 1992 to be exact, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the EPA, created the Energy Star p
Here we are in the kitchen the room that many consider to be The Heart of a Home. Lots of families all bu
And the topic for today is laundry. No, we are not going to talk about soap, detergent, and softener for