This winter saw some incredible winter storms, with temperatures reaching record lows all across the country. In some places, power outages were common, making the need for a home that can cope when such situations occur even greater.
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Subjected to 12 years of harsh New Hampshire weather conditions, the entryway to master carpenter Tim Carter's home was in bad shape. Having installed countless doors during his career, Carter knew exactly what he wanted to create his home's new entry area: an energy-efficient fiberglass door from Therma-Tru surrounded by low-maintenance Fypon® urethane trim.
Visitors to The Jayden show home in the Triple Crown community of Cincinnati found exciting style and design surprises in every room during the 2013 Homefest sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Northern Kentucky. The custom home, designed and constructed by Drees Homes, features 4,319-square feet of active living space along with top quality, easy-care building products to make the home appealing for future homebuyers.
No household can function without a good, steady source of clean water. Many households needlessly waste significant amounts of water, leading to not only an impact on the environment but on our wallets as well.
The summer heat waves are upon us, so we've come up with some simple and easy ways to stay cool.
Energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) are an excellent way to finance capital improvements to mechanical and electrical infrastructure, if certain conditions exist. The contracts are typically awarded to an energy services company (ESCO) that can offer the most efficient new equipment installation within a predetermined payback period.