Category Archives: Carbon Neutral Housing

Adding Insulation When Re-Siding Adds Home Value

A high percentage of homes in the U.S. have siding and of those vinyl continues to be the most common choice.  Data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), shows vinyl (including vinyl-covered aluminum) was the most common exterior … Continue reading

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Another Cold Winter After A Record Hottest Year

As much of the nation experiences another bitterly cold winter in 2015 with record snowfalls, NOAA confirms reports 2014 was the hottest year ever recorded. The annual climate report on NOAA website states: “The year 2014 was the warmest year … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Supports Arbor Day And Sustainable Forestry

Arbor Day was first held in the small Spanish village of Villanueva de la Sierra in 1805.  The U.S. recognition of Arbor Day dates back to 1874 and its founding in Nebraska as the culmination of a tree planting holiday … Continue reading

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Leading The Way Toward Carbon Neutral Housing

The European Union and several of its member nations are moving forward rapidly with the concept of lowering the carbon footprint of houses. Concerns over climate change have driven this movement but many groups are now recognizing the practical implications–carbon … Continue reading

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Although It’s Been Cold We’re Getting Hotter

Whether you believe climate change is a planetary or man-made phenomenon, it’s hard to refute that our world is getting hotter. Even though much of the nation has suffered through a harsh winter, the global thermostat continued to set records … Continue reading

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