Monthly Archives: July 2011

Center Ice of Oaks

Center Ice of Oaks, PA is adding another Rink Center Ice currently offers two NHL size rinks for everything from public skating and hockey to youth and adult leagues. In addition they also offer lessons for Learn to Skate and Learn to … Continue reading

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Roof Ventilation

A Crash Course in Roof Venting Understand when to vent your roof, when not to, and how to execute each approach successfully So much information has been devoted to the subject of roof venting that it’s easy to become confused … Continue reading

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Building Green

Unclear on what it means to Build Green? Green building means building houses that are energy efficient, durable, and won’t make people sick after they move in. It also means using less materials and making better use of the ones … Continue reading

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What is Green Building?

Green building is the next step in quality. Green building is an approach to construction that can be applied to public and commercial buildings as well as the houses we live in. It guides every step of design and construction, … Continue reading

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Airtight Window Installations

 Installing a window is tricky. The first challenge is to do a good job with the flashing and water-management details. But once the window is fastened to the wall, you’re still not done: Now you have to pay attention to … Continue reading

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Why Is Green Building Suddenly Such a Big Deal?

There are a lot of reasons why green building is suddenly a big deal Sustainable building isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, but it has certainly taken root in a way that earlier efforts to change residential construction did not. Chalk … Continue reading

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Do Green Houses Cost More to Build Than Regular Houses?

Green is often less expensive when all things are considered Sustainable building often seems more expensive than conventional building. Many of the building materials that make houses more durable and easier to heat and cool aren’t cheap. Complicated systems that … Continue reading

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