Posts Tagged ‘Improve Energy Efficiency’

 

Understanding R-value and U-value
Jul 5, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Knowing what R-value and U-values mean is key to following energy issues and to selecting products that best suit the climate zone you are building in. R-value is essentially a product’s resistance to heat flow. Adversely, U-value measures the rate of heat transfer. This means that products with a lower U-value will be more energy efficient. It is tempting to think that these two values are direct opposites of each other, but there are some important differences to note.

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Summer Renovations that Give you the Most Bang for your Buck
Jun 28, 2017 | Posted in Builders, DIY, Framers

Homeowners are increasingly looking to reduce the monthly costs of running their home by improving their building’s energy envelope. As the summer temperatures rise, you can maximize your home’s energy efficiency by focusing on the following areas.

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