Changing how energy is consumed is often one of the things people who practice sustainable living do in an effort to reduce carbon footprint. After all, consuming gas and electricity in excess contributes to climate change. In fact, heating and cooling account for nearly 50% of energy use in an average U.S. home.
A window installation can be done in two ways: the full-frame or the insert method. The only difference between them is that the former involves the replacement of the frame openings, while the latter doesn’t. [Read more…]
A green building is defined as an environmentally sustainable structure that is designed, constructed, and operated to minimize its environmental impact. Strategies for a green building include reduction of energy consumption, water conservation, and proper waste recycling. A properly-designed green building should save money, increase comfort, and create healthier environments for its occupants through improved indoor air quality, natural daylight, and thermal comfort. [Read more…]
Bay and bow windows never fail to improve a home. They lend a sense of space that makes any room look bigger inside and out. They also offer so many eye-catching design opportunities. Let Renewal by Andersen of Denver® show you a few:
A beautiful home can give your neighbors a positive impression of you. It can be hard, however, to design your home when you already have exhausted most of your ideas.