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Maximizing Energy Efficiency for Historic Houses

Many homes in the DMV area, especially in DC, are historic in age which leads into the topic of seeking ways to make one’s home more energy efficient. Today, with energy resources being depleted and and growing concerns of greenhouse gases on climate change, owners of older can look towards sustainable/green building practices that modern homes are shifting towards. Taking up some of these actions has the main benefit of also lowering utility bills and

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Four Types of Attic Insulation

Believe it or not, all insulation is not alike.  It may seem like it when it’s installed (if the homeowner sees it at all.) However, there are different types of insulation for different types of needs and locations.   Additionally, the cost of insulation varies depending on the size of the home and the budget of the homeowner. Presently, there are four types of insulation that you can have installed in your home. They are the

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Energy Efficient Garden Practices

Gardening has become an increasingly popular pastime in recent years. Here are some considerations to take in to be more energy efficient while gardening. These are the main points of focus where one can implement new energy efficiency garden practices. Water Utilization One of the most important aspects in gardening aside from the plants themselves is the water used to promote their growth. Some water conservation tips to adopt can include choosing to water the

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Biden’s Plan to Reach Energy Efficiency: Year in Review

With climate change concerns increasingly on our minds, sustainability has been an important part of modern political agendas. Climate action on a federal policy scale is a great way to make a significant impact, but how much can actually be achieved within 4 years? Let’s take a close look on how we’re doing so far! When president Biden came into office over a year ago, his plan as it related to the energy sector was

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