Home Energy Magazine's Blog – September 2016 Archive (3)

Zero Energy Homes: Economical and Eco-Friendly

As global concern about energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and depletion of non-renewable resources continues to rise, more and more consumers are exploring ways to reduce their home’s energy usage. At the forefront of this conversation is the zero energy home movement.

As early adopters of energy efficiency policies and the zero energy movement, Connecticut developed the …

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Added by Home Energy Magazine on September 19, 2016 at 7:10pm — 1 Comment

10 Ways for Contractors to Be More Professional

As with other client businesses, when it comes to making it as a contractor, professionalism is everything. Rightly or wrongly, as a contractor, clients will judge you not just on the quality of your work but on the overall impression you leave with them.

Fortunately, some simple changes can make a big difference in how clients view you and improve your bottom line.

1. Show Up On Time

It…

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Added by Home Energy Magazine on September 13, 2016 at 11:13pm — No Comments

No B.S.

Homebuilders impress me. I know many; they’re great people. Honest, hardworking. They have a lot of good experience and they take pride in their work. They generally do not have a college education.

I think our universities need to offer a new degree: Bachelor of Science in Homebuilding.

Employment and education in America has changed a lot in the last generation. A high school education used to…

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Added by Home Energy Magazine on September 7, 2016 at 1:12pm — 1 Comment

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