Monthly Archives: February 2015

Counterpoint: Home Energy Efficiency is Making a Difference

RTAblog_2015_0226_plugsIn a recent MNN post, Lloyd Alter contends “having more stuff is eating up all the gains from being more efficient”. Is that true?… Read more

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Door Key or Microchip Under Your Skin?

RTAblog_2015_0225_DoorLocksDo you struggle with your door locks when trying to get into your house? Touchpad locks may keep us from fumbling with keys yet RFID chips may make entry even easier.… Read more

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Save 20% on Higher Green Home Appraisals!

RTAblog_2015_0220_AdomatisAppraiser Sandra Adomatis and Lance Coyle, 2015 President of the Appraisal Institute, just offered 20% savings on a great resource for valuing homes!… Read more

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Dare to Test Your Insulation IQ?

RTAblog_2015_0217_ColemanCoolerKeeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer requires three ingredients: energy, air sealing and insulation. If that sounds complicated, just think about how a cooler works.… Read more

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A Green Building Program that Doesn’t Allow Combustion In Homes?

RTAblog_2015_0210_GasCooktopIs this our direction? No gas stove? No fireplace? Some people would argue that means no comfort.… Read more

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