If your house is older than 20 years or so, it may be time to replace your windows. Sure, windows can last a lot longer and they may be a key part of a historic home's charm, but they could be costing you money and wasting energy. This white paper explores some of the options for selecting replacement windows for your home.
Whether you're upgrading your current home or building a new one, it's wise to look for the labels - the green label that is. Various agencies and groups that study energy performance and environmental impact certify many home products. This white paper, sponsored by Ply Gem, reviews some of the most popular green building product certifications.
As we approach the end of fall foliage in many parts of the country, the drab scenery associated with winter begins to set in. However, you don’t have to settle for that same dullness with your home’s exterior.
I can’t believe that it’s already time for our first blower door test. It feels like yesterday that I was walking around on a piece of raw land and problem-solving with my wife over what we wanted our new home to look like. Now here we are - the lion’s share of construction has been completed and I’ve shifted my focus to the interior.
Solar panels aren’t the only vehicle to leverage the power of the sun to reduce energy costs in your home. Household items as simple as your doors and windows can also be used to help increase energy efficiency.
The architectural style of your home is what gives it character. Fortunately for today’s homeowner, there are many styles that have stood the test of time and remain popular among those with an eye for good design.
The entrance to your home is the perfect place to make a statement and express your personal style. You can dramatically up your curb appeal by simply adding or replacing your front door glass - it’s easy!
It’s easy to identify the differences between millennials and baby boomers in many ways, but it might be surprising to learn that there are also many similarities when it comes to these groups’ buying habits.
Energy–efficient windows offer some of the most effective ways to make your home green. This research center provides news and information for eco-friendly window options, including high-performance glazing and coatings, and many products made of sustainable and recyclable materials.