Energy Saving

Preserving History with SPF

Wesleyan University Project Larry Harmon from Air Barrier Solutions was called in to help seal up this 183 year old historic building at Wesleyan University in Middleton Connecticut [slideshow_deploy id='1518'] After an intense review, it was decided that closed cell spray foam was the best solution to seal their building Read more…

By Brett Barrett, ago
Bayer

Money Out the Window: Wasted Home Energy tops list of ways Americans lose money

From the Bayer MaterialScience Spray Polyurethane Foam E-Update - Summer 2014 Writing for USAToday.com, Motley Fool outlined the top 20 ways Americans waste money. Some are not surprising – gambling, credit card interest, traffic tickets. What is surprising is the amount of money it costs homeowners for wasted energy costs. Business Insider estimates homeowners Read more…

By Brett Barrett, ago
Energy Saving

Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Retrofits Will Surpass $127 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2023, Forecasts Navigant Research

Voluntary certification programs and regulatory requirements are driving  the market’s growth, report finds April 03, 2014 10:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Residential and commercial buildings account for 35 to 40 percent of total energy consumption worldwide. Commercial buildings, in particular, consume large amounts of energy related to heating/ventilation/air Read more…

By Brett Barrett, ago
Energy Saving

CT towns honored for energy efficiency efforts

By Associated Press Published: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 5:03 am Photo courtesy: MGNonline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Twenty-three Connecticut communities are being recognized for their efforts to improve energy efficiency at municipal buildings. The municipalities are earning their “Bright Idea Grant” through the Clean Energy Communities program. The initiative offers Read more…

By Brett Barrett, ago