There is so much buzz today when it comes to the concept of “green”. And in the home remodeling world, this is no exception. Casa Remodeling of Austin can help you make your home be a better place to live and “it’s the right thing to do!” What green means when it comes to home remodeling really has to do with affecting your home’s efficiency.
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During the remodeling process efficiency should be considered these three ways:
- Design considerations
- Products and materials used
- Construction methods
The benefits of exploring green remodeling include:
- Making your home healthier.
- Providing lower maintenance solutions.
- Reducing energy and maintenance costs.
- Incorporating the use of sustainable materials
Do-It-Yourself Green Projects
- Plant Trees
- Use Low or no-VOC Paints
- Replace your Windows
- Adding Insulation
- Installing a Storm Door
- Installing a Water Heater Timer
- Installing a Programmable Thermostat
- Install a Ceiling Fan to Improve Efficiency
- Efficient Lighting
If you don't have the time to take on any of these projects yourself our Handyman can take care of it for you. Click here for more info on our Handyman Service.
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Because it’s the Right Thing to Do
Energy Star is a joint program between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. Learn ways to help save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.www.energystar.gov
Take the Do-It-Yourself Energy Efficiency Test
Home Energy Saver is the first web-based do-it-yourself energy audit tool. Find the best way to save energy in your home by leveraging the energy efficiency calculator. Hes.lbl.gov
The One-Stop Shop for Energy Efficiency
Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy, this consumer’s guide to energy efficiency and renewable energy allows you to view both do-it-yourself and professional home energy audits, links to consumer publications on the topic as well as many additional, valuable resources. www.eere.energy.gov