Category Archives: Alternative Energy

Extreme Retrofit Winners Get Door Blown Out

CIMA awarded the Extreme Insulation Retrofit to a Kentucky couple selected at random in April from the hundreds who visited the online sweepstakes. Now, CIMA is blowing the door out of the Extreme Insulation Retrofit winner’s house. Well, to clarify, … 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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Weatherizing Homes: Winter of Discontent

The record winter that 2011 is producing across the nation is focusing more people to seriously think about green building and home weatherization. This snowy, icy cold winter comes on the heals of very frigid seasons in 2010. As the … Continue reading

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Solar Panels – The (Smallest) Footprint

We are often confronted with questions about the “greenest” way to generate electricity in the home. In doing some research on the embodied energy / carbon footprint of a variety of different solutions we came across a company in the … Continue reading

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