Surfing the Green Wave: Part 3

In the last two posts we discussed the importance of doing an energy audit. By using a blower door machine we can locate hard to find cold air infiltration points. I also mentioned using small spray foam cans to seal up those nasty little leaks. We also touched upon insulating foundations and beefing up the […]

November 21st, 2011|

Surfing the Green Wave: Part 2

We last discussed the importance of an energy audit and how to find hidden air leaks. In this issue, we will look at how to go about sealing them.

There is a lot that you can do yourself. Self-adhering weather strips around doors, attic hatches and windows can help a lot. They have a limited life […]

November 20th, 2011|

Surfing the Green Wave: Part 1

“Reduce your carbon footprint!” “Build sustainably!” “Go solar!” “Go green!” What does it all mean, and where is the line between doing what we can for the environment and taking care of our home finances? Most of us embrace these principles, but the reality is that only a small percentage of us are actually acting […]

November 19th, 2011|
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