How Reclaimed Foam Insulation Contributes to LEED Certification in Buildings

How Reclaimed Foam Insulation Contributes to LEED Certification in Buildings

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership. It’s a framework for healthy, efficient, carbon and cost-saving green buildings. Reclaimed foam insulation, an eco-friendly material, plays a significant role in achieving LEED certification for buildings.   Understanding LEED Certification LEED certification is based on a…

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Finding a Sustainable Architect

Sustainable Architect

Here in Massachusetts, the demand for sustainable energy building projects is on a significant rise. With environmental concerns and energy efficiency becoming paramount, selecting the right architect for such projects is crucial. A valuable resource in this quest is Boston Magazine’s list of sustainable design firms, which provides insights into some of the top players…

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Cost-Benefit Analyses of Insulation Improvements

Improving home insulation is cost-effective, saving homeowners an average of 15% on heating and cooling or 11% on total energy costs by sealing air leaks and insulating attics, floors over crawl spaces, and accessible basement rim joists (to 2012 standards), according to a Department of Energy page on “Methodology for Estimated Energy Savings“. The energy…

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