Tag: home-renovation

July 26, 2010

The Definitive Guide To The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010

Curious about what’s in Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, commonly know as “Cash for Caulkers”? Construction Software Advice has a excellent and thorough run down of everything in the proposed legislation, including details of each of the thirteen retrofit types eligible for funding. (more…)

December 17, 2008

Renovating with a Conscience

Are you about to renovate and want to donate your building materials but don’t know if that’s possible? Well it is and there are companies that will welcome your donation and provide financial incentive to do so. Donating your building materials is (generally) tax-deductible, saves you disposal fees, helps NYC reduce the amount of waste going to landfills, and helps folks build a green industry! We’ll be talking about reusing and recycling building materials at the August 19 “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Retrofit” session of the Green Building Monthly Forum! Read on for a list of places that will take your donation of building materials! (more…)