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Let the Sunshine in with a Custom Sunroom

If this winter’s snow and ice have taken a toll and you are ready for some sunshine, consider adding a low maintenance and completely customizable sunroom.  A sunroom will create an open environment like you’ve never experienced before and let … Continue reading

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Green Lighting Measures for the Home: Effectively Using Daylight

Natural illumination is still the best type of lighting system. As humans we instinctively prefer natural light to electric light. There have been many studies done which show that natural lighting has a positive impact on well being and productivity (http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy02osti/30769.pdf). So how about having these … Continue reading

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The Power of Insulation: Keep Energy (and Money) from Escaping Your Home

When we think of cutting our utility bills, we typically look for ways to use less and cut back on the little extras. That certainly works, but how about taking a closer look at the energy we waste, often unnoticed. … Continue reading

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Energy Guzzlers: Your Home’s Big Three

It may feel like a lifetime ago, but there was a time when the electric bill was referred to as the light bill. Those were the days when electricity was used mainly for lighting because there were few other appliances … Continue reading

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Tips to Winterize Your Home

Winter rolls around like clock work, and it always seems to get here all of the sudden. Get ready for it. Be proactive. You’ll be happy you did. Here’s a list of items that you should check: Prevent freezing Garden … Continue reading

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Virginia Home Efficiency Rebate Program, Opened June 20

Good news for Virginia homeowners looking to purchase replacement windows and exterior doors, insulation, and air sealing! The Commonwealth of Virginia is offering up to total rebates of up to $595 towards energy improvements on your home. Act now! The … Continue reading

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