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Blower Door Testing For Indoor Air Quality & Efficiency

With the advent of the 2012 IECC (International Energy Conservation Code), builders are beginning to raise questions about section R402.4.1.2, which states that, “the building or dwelling unit shall be tested and verified as having air leakage rates not exceeding 3 air changes per hour in Climate Zones 3 through 8.”  It further states that, […]

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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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Home Energy Audit 101: What You Should Know

Home energy audits are a new concept in the real estate industry.  Energy efficiency continues to be a hot topic as costs rise and the world becomes more educated on these issues.  With the increased frequency of extreme weather, its hard to deny that our habits are affecting the environment.  If we want to give […]

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Motion & Timed Lights Keep You Safe & Efficient

The holiday season is here and this means you probably put up some decorative lights somewhere around your home or office.  Christmas lights have definitely advanced over the years.  LED lights are significantly over taking the market share.  Honestly, I don’t know which ones are overall better.  One thing I do know is if you […]

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