As smart home technology matures, more products are coming to market that put homeowners in control of lights, appliances and home comfort.
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While insulating walls is a key factor in energy savings, shutters and sun screens can function as dynamic insulation to help make your home more comfortable and save energy.
Now that it’s the holiday season again, you may be worrying about planning holiday dinners, mailing greeting cards, and buying the perfect presents—all while struggling to keep up with your normal busy routine.
One of the advantages of LED lighting is the incredible versatility and controllability that comes with lights that are basically computer chips.
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Like homeowners, people who own and operate small businesses are always looking for ways to boost productivity, save time, and cut costs.
Using daylight in your home is a great way to cut down on your electricity bill, but this can be offset by solar heat gain.
With the right windows, sunlight can be transformed from problem into an asset by designing windows to manage heat and light.
Did you know that a three-car garage is as big as the average American home in the 1950s?