Are insulated log homes energy efficient?

Answer On One Hand: Yes, They AreAccording to the National Bureau of Standards Tests, insulated log homes are more energy efficient than insulated wood frame houses. Their thermal mass, or total bulk, pro... Read More »

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Who receives tax credit for energy efficient homes: the contractor or the homeowner?

The federal energy-efficient home tax credit for home builders and contractors expired on Dec. 31, 2009. The Internal Revenue Service still provides tax credits to homeowners for the installation o... Read More »

What is the most efficient insulated window covering?

On One Hand: Regular Window Coverings and Blinds Work OKSome types of regular window coverings and blinds provide a basic level of insulation. Wood blinds and synthetic wicker window treatments ar... Read More »

Are homes with nuclear energy better than homes with electric energy?

On One Hand: Energy is EnergyElectricity that comes from a nuclear reactor is in no way different than electricity that comes from any other source. Electricity is simply made up of electrons, and ... Read More »

Are floors insulated in modular or premanufactured homes?

Generally, modular or premanufactured home do not have floor insulation unless it is requested by the homeowner. In northern climes, a thin insulation may be included, however, it won't significant... Read More »