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Let Nature Cool Your Home This Spring
Passive cooling techniques can save money and reduce your carbon footprint. Instead of cranking up your air conditioner this spring, why not let nature cool your home? These ideas will help you screen out the sun and capture fresh air. Before air conditioners were a staple in every home, most people strategically used windows to […]
How to Buy Replacement Double Hung Windows
Replacing your Double Hung Windows can be a great way to improve the beauty, value, and comfort of your home. There are many options for homeowners to purchase replacement double hung windows. Most of them can be divided into three categories: online stores, home improvement stores, and contractors. Option 1: Online Replacement Window Retailers While we […]
Window Safety: How to Childproof Your Windows
The recent tragedy in Foster City brings up a topic that no one really wants to think about, according to Safe Kids Worldwide, over 3,000 injuries are reported annually that are caused by falls from windows of children that are younger than. Sadly, the report also indicates that window safety is not at the forefront of parent’s minds […]
R-Value, U-Value, and the 4 Ways Your Windows Transfer Heat
We want to help you keep your home’s interior winter heat or summer cool inside. The best way to do this is to arm yourself with knowledge about what protects your home for heat transfer/loss. Heat transfer is expressed with U-values. Here’s a couple of quick and useful definitions: R-values: The R-value is a measure […]
Have You Planned Your Massachusetts Springtime Getaway?
Springtime is around the corner in New England, have you made plans with the family yet? Sometimes a day trip is the best way add a little variety in your routine. We’ve taken some time to gather a few great resources for you and your family to see what’s happening in Massachusetts this Spring. From […]
How to Buy Energy Efficient Windows
Buying replacement windows for your home is a great investment and the best ones can help in reducing the energy costs and in enhancing the level of comfort within your home. They can also help make your home look more beautiful while adding more value to your property. Today’s market is full of various products […]
Have you heard of NHSaves.com?
We recently came across a great site that’s both informative and offers a tool for you to determine your home’s efficiency! What is NHSaves.com? As they say: The mission of NHSaves is to advance the efficient use of energy, while caring for the environment and promoting economic development in New Hampshire. NHSaves means you and […]