What Are Net-Zero Homes?

net-zero homes

A net-zero building is a building with zero net energy consumption. This means that, over the course of a year, the total amount of energy used by the building is equal to the amount of renewable energy created by the building, often onsite. Net-zero homes and commercial buildings are seen as more environmentally-friendly compared to traditional buildings. This appeals not only to occupants but also to state and local governments.

Should Air Ducts be on Your Summer Cleaning List?

air duct cleaning

While most homeowners spend time dusting their woodwork and cleaning the windows, it’s easy to forget about the parts of your home that you can’t see. When is the last time your home’s air ducts were cleaned out? If your answer is about three to five years ago, you might consider adding this to your to-do list this summer.

UV Lights – What’s the Glow? | Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Improving Indoor Air Quality with UV Lights

Heating and cooling systems make homes and businesses comfortable places to live and work by controlling temperatures and humidity levels and circulating air. While beneficial if the air is clean, circulating contaminants can negatively affect indoor air quality. One simple way to improve the air quality air in your home is to install ultraviolet lights in your HVAC system.