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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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Spring Cleaning: Increasing Efficiency With Your Current Home

Did you know that spring cleaning can make your home more energy efficient? Below are a handful of different things you can incorporate into your spring cleaning routine: Cleaning Larger Appliances. It would be great to start with cleaning appliances such as a refrigerator, clothes dryer, and oven. These appliances are larger and used more often, so they could benefit from a little cleaning. When the vent at the back of the refrigerator and the

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