Energy Geeks Speaks
Energy Geeks Speak

 

Welcome to our Blog “Energy Geeks Speak”. Here we discuss Issues and Ideas having to do with Home Design, Energy Efficiency, Ventilation, Mold, Radon and much more.

How to Ensure That Your Landscaping Is as Eco-Friendly as It Is Beautiful
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Landscaping around your home is a great way to improve its value, create natural beauty, give yourself a perennial hobby, and grow healthy food for your family (if that landscaping includes a vegetable garden). It’s all for naught, however, if … Read More

Going Green: Tips On Eco-Friendly Cleaning For Your Home
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Cleaning your home–and keeping it that way–is a big job, particularly if you have children or pets. It can be hard to find easy ways to keep things tidy that is also good for the environment; however, it’s important to … Read More

Duct Leakage Test in Middletown R.I.
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Timing is Important When it comes to duct leakage testing in new homes, we recommend testing during the rough-in, after the ductwork has been installed but before the insulation and sheetrock go up. That way if the ductwork system fails … Read More

FORTIFIED Home Silver Certification
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A program of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Energy Geeks President-Ed Beauchemin FORTIFIED WISE-ID#500000508 FORTIFIED Home Program-SILVER Certification What is FORTIFIED Home? FORTIFIED Home is a third party certification program which specifies design and construction standards to … Read More

FORTIFIED Home Bronze Certification
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A program of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Energy Geeks President-Ed Beauchemin FORTIFIED WISE-ID#500000508 FORTIFIED Home Program-BRONZE Certification What is FORTIFIED Home? FORTIFIED Home is a third party certification program which specifies design and construction standards to … Read More

RI Builders Member Profile: Ed Beauchemin
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Nobody can accuse Ed Beauchemin of having modest ambitions. “My goal is to build houses that produce all the energy they consume. Eventually, I want to build whole neighborhoods that do that,” says the energetic lumber-dealer-turned-energy-efficient home designer. “I like … Read More

Prepare Your Home for a Person with a Visual Impairment: 4 Tips
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Author: Jackie Waters When you own a home, naturally you want everyone who lives in it to feel comfortable and welcome. If a loved one with a visual impairment is moving in with you, you’ll likely need to make some … Read More

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