Insulation

A collection of 9 posts
How Much Does it Cost to Prepare Your Home for Winter? From DIY to Full Project
Homeowner Advice

How Much Does it Cost to Prepare Your Home for Winter? From DIY to Full Project

We’ve visually broken down the tasks to winterize a house using three budgets - they are designed for you to have an idea of the most important tasks to undertake depending on your money and needs. Undertake one or all of the projects to make sure your home is ready for the cold.

Cristina Miguelez
October 2021
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6 min read
What Consumes the Most Energy in Your Home, in One Graphic
Homeowner Advice

What Consumes the Most Energy in Your Home, in One Graphic

We show the appliances that have the highest home energy consumption, allowing homeowners to see where they can make improvements to be more efficient.

Cristina Miguelez
September 2021
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6 min read
2020 Trends on Sustainable and Green Home Design
Green living

2020 Trends on Sustainable and Green Home Design

Sustainability is quickly becoming one of the more important topics for both homeowners and builders embarking on new projects. Sustainability works to achieve a few things, such as avoiding the depletion of natural

Yuka Kato
May 2020
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5 min read
Single-Family Home Construction and Remodeling Trends Report 2020
Construction services

Single-Family Home Construction and Remodeling Trends Report 2020

Many people see 2020 as a chance at new beginnings. With this new decade, more homeowners are beginning to look at their homes, lifestyles, and futures differently than before. Some people may be

Yuka Kato
April 2020
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9 min read
Visualizing the Best Home Remodeling Cost Recovery in 2019
Garages and enclosures

Visualizing the Best Home Remodeling Cost Recovery in 2019

There may be a number of reasons why you decide to remodel your home. You could finally be tackling the project you wanted to do since you moved or simply doing a remodel

Yuka Kato
December 2019
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4 min read
Looking at Which States Have the Most Energy Star Rated Home Builds in the U.S.
HVAC

Looking at Which States Have the Most Energy Star Rated Home Builds in the U.S.

Using Energy Star’s 2018 study, we've created a map that shows both the number of Energy Star certified homes and market share by state.

Yuka Kato
August 2019
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6 min read
Comparing the Health and Cost of Common Insulations in One Graph
Insulation

Comparing the Health and Cost of Common Insulations in One Graph

Insulation is arguably one of the most important parts of any home. It keeps your home comfortable, stops air gaps, and helps manage your energy usage. Many homes in the U.S. are

Yuka Kato
August 2019
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4 min read
Experts Talk: How A Sustainable Off-The-Grid House Would Look
HVAC

Experts Talk: How A Sustainable Off-The-Grid House Would Look

Take a look at this rendering that depicts the features that a sustainable off-the-grid house would include. We’ve compiled energy-efficient experts’ suggestions into a single, ultimate sustainable home that could allow the owner to rely on very little outside energy.

Cristina Miguelez
May 2019
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3 min read
2019 Energy-Efficient Home Design Trends Report
HVAC

2019 Energy-Efficient Home Design Trends Report

Energy efficient home design increases with popularity each year as homeowners look for ways to help lower rising energy costs. This trend has multiple components, though, that may each trend in their own

Yuka Kato
March 2019
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6 min read

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