BPI Insulation and Air Sealing Learn the Proper Way to Caulk and Insulate a Home Everblue’s weatherization certification course provides the skills and techniques necessary to properly air seal and insulate a home. Weatherization is an important step in protecting a residential or commercial building and its interior from the elements. Factors such as wind, sunlight, and precipitation can cause a building to become less energy efficienct. With proper weatherization, [...]

A typical family spends about a third of its annual heating and cooling budget—roughly $350—on air that leaks into or out of the house through unintended gaps and cracks. With the money you waste in just one year, you can plug many of those leaks yourself. It’s among the most cost-effective things you can do to conserve energy and increase comfort, according to Energy Star. Start in the attic, since [...]

What is LEED? LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a voluntary, consensus-based, market­-driven program that provides third-party verification of green buildings. From individual buildings and homes, to entire neighborhoods and communities, LEED is transforming the way built environments are designed, constructed, and operated. Comprehensive and flexible, LEED addresses the entire lifecycle of a building. Participation in the voluntary LEED process demonstrates leadership, innovation, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. [...]


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