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Saving money by adding Basement Insulation

Many new home builders are already incorporating foundation insulation on their basement walls.  According to the US Department of Energy, an R-20 insulation applied to basement walls on a 1,500 square foot house will save a homeowner up to $390 per year.  That is over $30 dollars per month. Not only does this save the […]

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WOOD TV 8 – Tame Your AC To Save Cash

GreenEdge of Michigan was featured on WOOD TV 8 News last night.  Co-owner, Mark Lesperance, talked about ways homeowners could save on their energy bill during this hot season.  There are many ways to save without having to call a contractor out to your home. Check out the video…HERE ***There is one correction that needs […]

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EPACT Energy Efficient Home Tax Credit Extended!

Are you a builder thinking of building an energy efficient home or are you already building efficient homes?  Are you a renovator looking to rehabilitate a home for energy efficiency?  If you answered yes to any of these questions you will want to read this blog.  The Federal Government has extended this tax credit (2005 […]

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Quality Construction Uses Building Science & Technology

Building a home requires breaking and altering the laws of science.  If we didn’t do this, our homes would be very cold in the winter and hot in the summer.  We would not be able to control the humidity levels inside the home.  The outside weather would control the inside conditions, verses the home controlling […]

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