Month: March 2015

Connecticut net zero ICF home wins another award

What is a Net Zero home you ask? It’s a home where the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site.(Wikipedia: Zero-energy building) Connecticut net zero ICF home wins another award The website is a site that “gives homeowners, builders, architects and other home professionals knowledge for creating, remodeling and sustaining extraordinary homes. Keep up with the latest trends in energy-efficient, eco-friendly...

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Ice Dams: What Can We, Should We Do About Them?

Ice Dams, those buildups of ice and ice sickles along the edges of so many roofs here in the northeast this winter, are so common they are almost ubiquitous.  What can and should we do about them. This article on the RTK Environmental website takes a good look that problem and helps provide some answers. Top 7 Questions on Ice Dams Answered – RTK Environmental...

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