Earlier today Vermont Modular posted a beautiful picture showing the nostalgia associated with sitting by the fireplace. The pictur
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The other day we talked about a Heat Pump Hot Water Heater and how it can easily save you $4,000 over the life of t
Here is a terrific suggestion for one of your biggest energy hog appliances. Your clothes dryer c
In yesterday’s blog post we talked about Energy Star appliances and how they can save a lot. Not only are Energy Star appliances go
This time of year it seems as though we are deluged with advertising that tells us this is the right time of year to purchase new
Oh how I vividly remember sitting near the ceiling fan in the summer with its fantastic cool breeze
Most important, today is December 7th or Pearl Harbor Day. Take a minute today to think of and thank those that gave their lives on
Over the next couple days I’ll try to point out a couple easy things that you can do to improve on the Energy Efficiency of your hom
In previous blog posts we have talked about R-Values that measure how effective at blocking Heat Loss the exterior
Sorry I missed several days’ of Blog Posts, but we have been all over everywhere in the past few days; it started with a one day bus
In every room of your home you have outlet covers, many look exactly the same as today’s photograph. Don’t forget that there are co
The other day we talked about House Wrap and the various types of House Wrap. One of the more important aspects of installing House
Yesterday we talked about using House Wrap as a way of stopping the wind penetration along with preventing water fr
Today we are going to take a short tangent to explain one of the most common techniques out there for stopping Cold Air Pene
For the past couple weeks we have been talking about Cold Air Penetration and Heat Loss.
As we all know yesterday was Election Day and today is the day that we all, and I mean everyone, needs to go and put on your big boy
Today (Tuesday, 11/8) it is a spectacular day, it is 61 degrees, the sun is shining, and it is Election Day. Oh………
Just this morning Captain Obvious called in with a couple super tips for today.
For the past couple days we’ve been talking about fixing the Cold Air Penetration spots in your basement. We’ve lo
On Monday we talked about the HUGE hole in the floor for the bathtub drain. I’ll mention this a lot because virtua