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What type of insulation do I choose?

What type of insulation do I choose for my renovation or new home?  Whether you are a home owner or builder, this question can be very difficult to answer.  The question is difficult even for an expert in the industry.  The best answer really depends on the situation.  Where is the insulation going, what part […]

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What is a Blower Door Test?

If you are a builder or you have built a home in the last couple years there is a chance you know what a blower door test is.  If you plan to build a home in the future you will definitely know what one is.  Here in Michigan, we are scheduled to have a new […]

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Is your home ready for summer?

March is a volatile month in Michigan.  We are still not out of the woods for getting another snow storm, but I am an optimistic person.  Consecutive days of 40s and sun get everyone excited about summer.  With that being said its time to start thinking about spring projects around the house, whether it be tasks […]

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Energy Code Battle Ends in Michigan

UPDATE:  Michigan has adopted the 2015 Michigan Residential Code which contains the new provisions for the energy portion.  This was implemented on February 8, 2016.  Information in this blog post may be outdated.  Visit this PAGE for updated information on the code change. In May of this year, the battle for the new energy code […]

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