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Retrofitting Hydronic Heating into an uninsulated Basement Slab

Concrete and Masonry, HVAC & Mechanicals, Insulation and Air Sealing, Kitchens and Baths Retrofitting Hydronic Heating into an Uninsulated Basement Slab Taken from: ProTrade Craft for Residential Construction Pros 05/23/2016 Retrofitting in-floor heat is a great way to warm up … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Green Construction is Major U.S. Economic Driver

WASHINGTON — The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this year, according to a new U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) study from Booz Allen Hamilton. … Continue reading

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Creatherm Panels Featured in The S.E.E.D. Home

Creatherm is proud to be featured in the S.E.E.D. Home project by La Mirada Homes. Continue reading

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Even the oldest homes can be brought up to modern energy standards.

Historic houses can be updated to the highest standards for resource efficiency and hurricane readiness, without sacrificing their one-of-a-kind character. That’s what Galveston Historical Foundation will demonstrate on October 2, when its Green Revival Show House opens to the public. … Continue reading

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