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Mark Snow Removal off your to-do list.

Not Just Warmer. Safer, too. Winter is just around the corner. If you live in an area of the country where snow and ice are inevitable, when you install radiant heat in your driveways and sidewalks, shoveling (and slipping!) doesn’t … 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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Tax credit for home energy upgrades gets reduced Credits are extended into 2011, but aren’t as much of an incentive

By Amy Hoak, MarketWatch CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — Forget holiday door-buster sales. For big savings, some homeowners are actually buying themselves new doors for Christmas this year, in time to claim the government’s tax credit for home energy efficiency on their … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Energy Manufacturing, Energy Policy Act of 2005, Energy Star, Green building, green builiding, HVAC, Indoor Air Quality Association, LEED, r-value, Rainwater reuse, USGBC, Wind Turbine | Leave a comment

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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