Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing’

An ounce of prevention

Is it better to prevent the transfer of energy or try to block it? Let’s pose another question, why are windows measured with “U” values, not “R” values?  This is a rather easy question to answer, because they are built uniformly, unlike the house that they are installed in.  What if you had the same…

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Building smarter for less

As the 55+ baby boomers and empty nesters start looking at retirement, the first concern is expenses.  The highest expense is housing, so down-sizing is becoming a concern for us boomers.  Going from 3- or 4-bedroom homes to 2 bedrooms is a serious change and finding 1,000 to 1,500 sqf homes with the amenities that…

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