This is a fantastic article for anyone selling, installing or contemplating the idea of investing in geothermal technology. In a world with rising energy costs, geothermal looks more and more attractive then most other “conventional” mechanical systems!
With copper prices soaring to unimaginable highs, alternative plumbing solutions are growing in popularity. It seems poor water quality too has made an impact on plumbing system design as well, for now public water and well water seem to degrade both copper and CPVC systems. If you are in the market for replacing those old, corroded and leaking water lines, make sure you do your homework when selecting a PEX replacement, not all PEX is created equal! For over 10 years now, we have been installing AquaPEX from Uponor (formerly Wirsbo) which offers an industry leading PEX-a product. Have a look at their brochure and see for yourself the difference in PEX options.
Almost everyone is familiar with the Cape Cod style home for you will find them all over the place. Small floor plan with a lot of usable space at a great value! Hard to imagine that they are one of the toughest homes to make comfortable but since most were built over 50 years ago, here is a great article on WHY they pose such a challenge to our industry. Enjoy!
We’ve all seen the cans of “Great Stuff” at the local home stores for sealing cracks, windows, or whatever you can imagine but the buzz is using spray foam to insulate your home, walls, ceilings, and attics! I found this article to be very interesting filling in some of the grey areas that i was not aware of.