Archive for the ‘Green Remodeling’ Category

U-Value Ratings - Energy Efficiency Values You Should Care About

January 26, 2012 in Energy Efficiency

Modern building materials have come a long way over the last few decades, and with ever-rising fuel costs, energy efficiency has become more important than ever. It is suggested that windows and doors account for up to 25% of your homes... read full post →

Solar Power for Everyone

November 29, 2011 in Green Remodeling

If you’ve been wanting to go solar but find yourself scratching your head at the confusing details and high costs of installing solar panels, this may be your day. The good news for you is that the future is looking more and more... read full post →

Cut Major Remodeling Costs By Reusing What You Have

September 13, 2011 in Green Remodeling

Remodeling is one of the best ways to make your home more valuable, comfortable and streamlined. But what happens to the discarded products and materials left behind in a home improvement project? Eco-friendly homeowners don’t want... read full post →

What Can Solar Panels Do for Your Home?

August 29, 2011 in Green Remodeling

It’s common knowledge that remodeling increases the value of your home. Yet, when it comes to renovation, you may not immediately consider installing solar panels, which not only produce clean, renewable energy from the sun, but can... read full post →

The Greenest House in Santa Cruz is Surprisingly Cost-Effective

August 18, 2011 in Green Remodeling

Most of us spend more than 80% of our lives indoors, yet according to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside new homes can be 10 times more toxic than outside. Most of this pollution is caused by compounds and chemicals from... read full post →
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