Improve Your Home’s Value With Energy-Efficient Upgrades

There are many energy-efficient upgrades that you can make to your home today. Doing so won’t only save you money on your utility bill, but it’ll also increase your home’s resale value. For instance, simply adding some roof insulation to your home in Florida can drastically decrease the amount of money you spend on cooling each year. This savings comes from the fact that your home is closed off to the great heat of the outdoors. People looking to buy their next home are growing Read More +

6 Ways Of Developing Energy-Efficient Homes

Keep in mind that your house is a whole system. You can save some money and also improve the performance of this system by taking cost-effective measures for reducing the load. You may use appliances and systems that are of the right size for meeting the decreased load. Oversizing always leads to raised costing and poor performance. One of the more effective strategies for an improved and energy-efficient home is to envelop the attic, doors, windows, and walls. Then try and improve the energy efficiency Read More +

The Advantages Of Solar-Powered Attic Fans

The most popular image of solar power is panels installed on a roof. However, there is a lesser-known type of roof-top solar: attic fans. They’re small rooftop ventilation devices powered completely by solar energy. They serve two main purposes; cooling an attic in the summer and preventing condensation from causing issues in the winter. While they’re lesser-known, they actually work more effectively than traditional attic fans, and in this article, we’ll be going over a few of the reasons why. Keeping Your Home Comfortable One Read More +

Improving The Attic Ventilation

Low-quality attic ventilation forces your air conditioner to work harder and can lead to condensation inside the attic. It is also responsible for reducing the lifespan of the roof. Luckily there are several ways available for improving attic ventilation and some of them can be inexpensive and can be undertaken as DIY projects. Every effort for the attic insulation is based on the fact that hot air will rise. The basic idea is to allow this hot air to escape from the top of the Read More +

Installing a Solar Roof Smartly

So you’re thinking of jumping on the bandwagon and getting solar panels for your roof and converting your home to solar. Nowadays it’s easier than ever and with the promise of the TESLA company and head honcho Elon Musk, having a new solar roof is not only easy to install but cheaper than a traditional roof. What we need to look at is why it’s so easy to install and the strategies involved. In many cases the installation is so easy, you and your teenage Read More +

Creative Energy Efficient Eco Friendly Roofing

A roof is a large space that just sits there and only protects the home from inclement weather. What if the area the roof covers were to be used for more creative and eco friendly purposes? Well that’s what’s been happening around the world and it looks like something that can change the face of both urban and rural environments. The primary purpose of the roof is protection. Nothing should be done to compromise this. Creative engineering can improve that protection especially regarding energy efficiency Read More +