Another Way to Save Heat and Money

Another Way to Save Heat and Money

It’s not monsters in the attic you have to worry about. It’s the cold. Here is yet another way to save money this winter, this time with an eye on heat loss into the attic. The Shuttercover Trim to Fit is an insulated cover for the shutters of your...
Another Way to Save Heat and Money

Outfit Your Home Like the Space Shuttle

The people at NASA have every right to toot their own horn. They routinely send people into space, they’ve found water on the moon and they’ve sent a number of funny-looking ATVs off-roading on the surface of Mars. So I won’t hold it against them...
Another Way to Save Heat and Money

Eco-building with Mushrooms

Most of the time, having fungus or mold of any kind in your home is a big, big problem. But not so for inventors Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre. Together they have created an organic insulation made from mushrooms. Both graduates of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,...
A Tight Seal

A Tight Seal

Insulation may not be the most glamorous of home ownership topics, but when increased R-values and air leakage prevention equal money saved on energy costs, it’s like blowing a dog whistle in a kennel—a whole lot of ears perk up. Icynene’s insulation system...