www.buildingscience.com — Site contains the best information on building science and the most energy efficient building technolgies
www.bpi.org — Building Performance Institue. Organization to set standards of energy audits and provide third party quality assurance testing
www.resnet.us — Residential Energy Serivces Network. Sets standards for energy modeling (HERS rating) for new homes
www.polymaster.com — manufacture’s site for Retro Foam wall insulation
www.energysavers.gov Official department of energy site offers information on saving energy
- Setting up another project.We are finishing the basement, master bath, custom woodworking and many electrical upgrades for a couple just arriving from Sweden. Because they are energy conscious we did an energy audit and insulated the rim joists, walls and attic. European light fixtures were rewired to handle American connections and all bulbs were replaced with LEDs
- Basement improvements - We insulated, repaired everything. The basement was a mess. It was cleared, floors and walls grinded down and waterproofed and painted. The home was sold above the asking price in three days. (“ We love the basement” ) was the common comment.This project is part of our First Impressions department. The house was to be sold.
- Ceiling and walls are netted and dense-packed with cellulose. This eliminates vermin, mold, deadens sound transmission by 80% and reduces heat transfer 100% better than fiberglass. A house with all cellulose insulation can get a 5% deduction on their insurance since the home is fire proof.Ceiling and walls