Sustainable design refers to reducing or eliminating the negative impact of buildings on the environment and their occupants. It involves site planning, effective water and energy use, material conservation and indoor air quality.
Windows improve your home’s appeal, comfort and energy efficiency. They define your interior and exterior design. Your new windows should complement your existing ones for a harmonious look.
The ENERGY STAR® program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy has made it easier for consumers to choose energy-efficient products. Now, you don’t need to be an expert on replacement windows or roofing systems to find a product that can help your home save on its energy consumption. All you have to do is look for the recognizable blue label, and you can be assured that your choice will be 20% to 30% more efficient than other products.
Different types of roofing systems will have different problems and will, consequently, require different types of roof repair solutions. But regardless of what material your roof is built with or what type of system you have, there are some issues that are common to all kinds of roof.
A wooden deck is a wonderful addition to any home. It provides you with a perfect spot to spend summer afternoons with friends or family. However, making a decision to get a wooden deck also means you are committed to following preventive measures and doing maintenance work to ensure that your deck looks beautiful for a really long time. BSR, your go-to company for exterior services, has some tips that you can follow to keep your new deck looking good for many years.