Whether building a new home or considering a facelift on an existing home, there are midrange improvements that you can take to the bank. This white paper identifies some of the top midrange home improvement projects that make your home stand out and give you the highest ROI at selling time.
At least half of your home's energy bill is generated through the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Following basic energy-efficient tips about space heating can make a big difference for your budget and for the environment.
Between 50% and 70% of the energy used in the average home is used for heating and cooling. Correcting air leakage and insufficient insulation can have a significant effect on your heating and cooling costs.
A knee wall is any wall that is adjacent to the attic. Without a proper seal in addition to insulation, the extreme heat and cold of your attic can seep through the knee wall and into your living space.
Weather-stripping doors can dramatically increase your home's energy efficiency and stop those chilly drafts. Add weather stripping to any door in which a 1/8-inch-wide crack exists and air can be felt seeping in through the door.