Archive for category: Green Building & Sustainability

Why Energy Upgrades Make Sense.

Why Energy Upgrades Make Sense.

October 14, 2018 at 11:41 am

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is making clean energy technologies and services more available, reliable, and less expensive for both energy users and society as a whole. They report that homes and commercial buildings consume 40% of the energy used in the United States. Of the $2,000 (often […]

 
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 […]

 
Green Retrofitting is Cool.

Green Retrofitting is Cool.

February 15, 2018 at 7:47 am

USGBC’s Green Retrofit Checklist provides important, money-saving solutions to make your home smarter, greener, and healthier. Such as installing fluorescent light bulbs, programming the thermostat to reduce output, and sealing air leaks. For over-the-top green inspiration, we’re featuring a home, covered on Gizmag.com, that sports a significant amount of sustainable technology […]

 
Sustainable Home.

Sustainable Home.

May 3, 2016 at 2:02 pm

The term “sustainable” has become ubiquitous (like the word “ubiquitous”!), but there’s so much more to it than installing solar panels and recycling bottles. True sustainability involves awareness, education and action, from the choice of building materials and the use of renewable energy sources to design solutions that strive for […]