Posts Tagged energy efficiency

What do Millennials seek in their homes?

What do Millennials seek in their homes? The millennial generation is becoming an increasingly important part of the housing market. According to a 2015 National Association of Realtors study that looked at generational housing trends, Millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, comprise the largest segment of the buyer market. They’re young professionals who prefer […]

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Save Millions with Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

The last time I had to buy new light bulbs, I thought I knew what I was doing. Before leaving home, I noted the wattage and the type of light bulb. I get to Home Depot only to find there’s an entire aisle of light bulbs from which to choose. I walk up and down […]

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The Benefits of Solar Panels for Homeowners

Benefits of Solar Panels Solar Panels provide energy savings through lower electric bills. You can save  25 percent or more annually on your utility bill and avoid unpredictable rate hikes that can be 6 percent. In a recent Boston Globe article both NSTAR and National Grid announced winter rate hikes that will average about 10%. Solar Panels […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Choices when Building and Remodeling Part 2 of 2

#4 Icynene Spray Foam Insulation Discover how Icynene Insulation is an eco-friendly choice when building and remodeling Icynene insulation is a spray foam insulation for residential and commercial buildings. This material both insulates and air seals in one step. Sealing air gaps keeps moisture out preventing mold issues. It can be used in vented attics, unvented attics, […]

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