Archive for category: Energy Star

Beyond Home Energy Weatherization.

Beyond Home Energy Weatherization.

October 23, 2018 at 11:11 am

Homeowners need answers. It’s drafty, but how much insulation is needed and what kind? Your energy power meter is spinning out of control. Utility bills are packing a monthly belt tightening wallop. Help! Therefore, where should you put your precious home improvement dollars for the biggest bang? To meet optimal energy performance levels, save during […]

 
Green Building & Sustainability.

Green Building & Sustainability.

September 5, 2018 at 11:51 am

Beckner Energy Upgraders is a LEED (AP), adhering to the guidelines of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. Contact Beckner Energy Upgraders for more information on Green Building, Sustainability […]

 
Energy Use Reality Check.

Energy Use Reality Check.

October 28, 2015 at 1:15 pm

This U.S. Energy Information Administration pie chart shows where we use the most energy in our homes. As you can see, heating accounts for the largest bite out of the utility bill. How energy efficient is your HVAC and your home’s “building envelope”? Think of the high performance building envelope […]

 
Why Get Energy Star-Qualified Products?

Why Get Energy Star-Qualified Products?

April 15, 2014 at 9:25 pm

We went to the Energy Star website for the answers. ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed label representing pre-qualified, energy efficient products and practices that save money and protect the environment…Installing ENERGY STAR qualified windows, doors, and skylights shrinks energy bills — and carbon footprints — by about 7-15 percent […]