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.

Home Design RI-MA: Aging in Place
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In this column we will discuss the retrofitting of existing homes in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with some modifications and upgrades having to do with maintaining mobility as a person gets older. Sensitive design can help compensate for chronic health … Read More

Energy Auditors Volunteering
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With the help of Energy Auditors Volunteering these teen volunteers at Group Mission Trips in conjunction with Neighborworks BRV, were able to reach new heights and repair damaged roof free of charge in the Woonsocket area.

Home Design RI-MA: Value Engineering
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Aside from land costs which can be expensive in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, consider the following: Affordable design requires balance between many options. Some architects and designers may view affordability as a restriction on being creative. Yet, others may see … Read More

Rhode Island Solar Rebate and Incentive Ranking for 2016
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How friendly are Rhode Island’s policies towards solar? Included in the list below is a brief description of each policy affecting solar along with a corresponding grade. Renewable Portfolio Standard or RPS (Grade C) RPS mandates to utilities what percentage … Read More

Massachusetts is #1 in the Country for Solar
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Here is why for 2016: Renewable Portfolio Standard RPS (Massachusetts ranks 14) RPS mandates what percentage of all energy generated within the state comes from renewable sources and by a specified deadline. Utilities meet this standard by generating their own renewables … Read More

Energy Geeks Volunteering for Earth Day
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Energy Geeks Volunteering In celebration of Earth Day 2016, over 25 Community Clean Up events took place throughout RI. Thousands of community volunteers joined together to participate in these events planned throughout the month of April. On Saturday, April 16th … Read More

Home Design RI-MA: Floor Plans (Articulation)
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Articulation Articulation in architecture as in speech means to define clearly. Spaces within a home should be clearly articulated based on function. Over the last several decades design has trended more towards open floor plans, thus allowing for lofty space … Read More

Home Design RI-MA: Floor Plans (Circulation and Creating Interest)
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When Designing and building a home in Rhode Island or Massachusetts, consider the following: Floor Plan Design Tips from the Pros at Energy Geeks: Great planning starts with the Site Plan as discussed previously and continues on to the Floor … Read More

Home Design RI-MA: Energy-Efficient Home
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When building a new home or an addition in Rhode Island or Massachusetts, consider the home design team at Energy Geeks. Our focus has always been on smart site planning, energy-efficient design, sensitivity to the environment and reducing construction costs. … Read More

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