Read about energy efficiency tests like: insulation checks, blower door tests, infrared camera scans, duct work blasts and appliance assessments.
Green Building - Energy Use, Energy Uncertainty and Renewable Energy
In today’s world of climate change and high energy prices, it is critical that buildings use as few fossil fuels (including coal generated electricity) as possible to “futureproof” the home against unpredictable and rapidly rising prices.
Remodeling a Kitchen
Where to start? Start with our four-step plan:
- Ask the Right Questions
- Set Goals
- Find a Professional
- Review our list of Best Practices
Do you have other remodeling projects you want to tackle? We outline steps and identify best practices for:
What is Green Building Science
Green building practices, as well the selection of the appropriate building materials, revolve around a few basic principles of science. Science is what sustainable building relies on, principles that once understood can guide you every step of the way. Read more about the science behind green building.