All Blog Posts Tagged 'trends' (4)

The New Granite is...Siding! Really?

My friends in energy efficiency have been patiently waiting for granite to fall out of favor as the sexiest way to improve your home, and add value when you…

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Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on February 19, 2013 at 8:59pm — 1 Comment

Time to Stand Up and Be Counted!

If a tree falls in the…

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Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on January 10, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Energy Efficiency Climbs into the “Must Have” List for Homeowners

Slow and steady wins the race. And over the past few months, energy efficiency has quietly been grabbing the media coverage from it’s sexy cousins the Renewables, like solar, wind and geothermal.

Early this month I reported that green as in wallet (saving money) was hot.  Now the July issue of Realtor Magazine is reporting that saving money is …

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Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on July 16, 2011 at 12:44pm — 1 Comment

Targeting the High Users

Homes with high energy consumption are likely to provide us more opportunities to save energy. If that’s true, then why don’t we see more programs and businesses geared toward the high users?



Regulatory authorities discourage utilities from creating programs targeting the high users. It is politically unpopular for utility programs funded by ratepayers to support the wealthy. High users, the logic goes, are probably wealthy and therefore able to save energy…
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Added by Home Energy Magazine on May 1, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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