CFL vs. LED Bulbs

Plymouth, MN. Home Remodeling. CFL and LED bulbs have become present standard for indoor lighting since they consume less energy than the old fashioned incandescent light bulbs. Although it is more expensive to install one, reputable LED bulbs can last five times longer than CFL bulbs. Still, experts advise that different consumers research on and make comparison on factors like color quality,...

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Honeywell’s New Home Wind Turbine

Hopkins, MN. Kitchen Remodeling Contractors. New invention for green power enters the market today. The Honeywell Wind Turbine retails for approximately $5,795 without installation. The compact device is safe and reliable – but a little more than what some are considering spending. Savings, however, for the average consumer are approximately around $1,200 a year after installation which may...

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Freak home damage. Are you covered?

Minnetonka, MN. Kitchen Remodeling. Most of us want to know if our home insurance policies cover more than common threats like fire, but are in the dark if we’ll be in jeopardy if something bizarre happens. Not knowing if you’d be liable for damages if your home was affected by flood, mine subsidence, volcanoes, meteor events or space debris, animal stampede, landslide or sinkhole...

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The Human Element in Sustainability

Edina, MN. Home Repair Contractor. 21 single-family dwellings with green roofs and siding that requires no finishing in Ljusstaden. Part of the design also includes, window placement optimize winter passive heating and obviate the need for air conditioning in the warmer months. “In its sustainable development work, the Rotterdam, Netherlands, firm ArchitectenConsort concerns itself not...

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Easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Chanhassen, MN. Room Addition. Relatively easy or painless changes you can make in your home to cut down on your energy consumption and reduce your carbon footprint. The best part of this is you’ll save cash. Included is a video: Make Your Own Worm Compost, if you don’t mined getting your hands dirty. “Does your home consume energy like it’s at an all-you-can-eat buffet?...

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