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Structural Recycling is Green

Where renovation of an older building makes more dollars and recycling sense than tearing down and building new. Isn’t this what some people had in mind about the old historical Rockford Amerock building? Recycling: Turning the old into something new Reusing existing structures is recycling at its best. Not only is the embodied energy preserved, …

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Energy Efficient Windows, For Better Living

The tax rebate program varies. Check with you tax adviser. Other Q & A’s see Energy Efficient Window & Door Replacement FAQ to gain more knowledge!   While home improvement chains may be making you aware of the incentives and savings of new appliances, if you’re living in an older home you can save more on both …

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Home Remodeling Best Bang For Buck

  Remodeling this year? Most additions are out but replacements are in Although most additions are being considered ‘out’ for ROI, there is a trending toward ADA accessible bathroom and bedroom additions that makes perfect economical and financial sense. More on that in another post here: Home room additions that make good financial sense Basic …

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Air Conditioning Efficiency: How to Lower Home Cooling Costs

This is an older article, but it still applies today… Quoted from http://moneypit.com/print/3338: Air Conditioning Efficiency: How to Lower Home Cooling Costs By Tom Kraeutler Created 07/27/2009 – 13:02 Efficient air conditioning is the result of year-round efforts, from pre-season maintenance of your system to smart improvements inside and outside of your home. Take time …

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