Today is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Duct Sealing, Energy Audit, Gadgets, Heat and Air, Home Energy Rx, Insulation, Utility Bills, Utility Incentives

Mae Wilder This is a great time to make a New Year’s resolution to become more energy efficient. The recent temperature dip has everyone sweating their energy bills, but there are ways to manage the rising energy costs in your home without having to live like you’re out in the cold. Cut Your Energy Costs […]

New 2016 Incentives For Attic Insulation

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2016 incentives for central Arkansas utility customers have never been this good before. Utility incentives can pay anywhere between 50% and 100% of the total cost to increase your ceiling insulation up to the insulation value of R-38 (the level that is recommended by the Department of Energy for this climate zone and meets 2012 […]

Do Houses Need to Breathe?

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In the quest for ever more energy- efficient homes, codes are requiring that homes be built tighter than in years past. Some builders go all out, and attempt to seal every crack and crevice. Other builders, and many homeowners, are concerned about this trend. They say, “Don’t seal it up too tight. A house needs to breathe.” Really? Respectfully, we would say […]

Comfort and the Bonus Room

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Bonus Room: an extra space added above the garage. New-home builders like it because it is relatively easy to construct, thereby creating additional square footage for relatively less cost per square foot. Home owners like it for the same reasons, plus they now have a Game Room, or Entertainment Room, or Play Room. Until high summer hits, that is. […]