This month is Energy Action Month and a great time to assess your home's energy efficiency especially if you are getting ready to break ground on a new home. Making your home energy efficient is easier than ever and just about everything you need to build an eco-friendly house is readily available from green house plans to selecting an array of sustainable products like windows, doors, insulation and HVAC.
DaVinci Roofscapes® Bellaforté Shake roofing tiles are available in eight different profiles that replicate the real look of cedar shakes with realistic slanted sawn edges and staggered lengths. The new line of multi-width tiles feature snap-fit tabs for easy installation and self-alignment. These polymer shake tiles are 100 percent recyclable and come with a 50-year limited warranty.
Simonton Windows® offers the ProFinish® Master, Contractor and Builder series for new home construction. All ProFinish® windows include an impressive R-50 ENERGY STAR® performance rating for outstanding energy efficiency. Vinyl windows are an excellent insulator, especially combined with ProSolar® Low E glass or ProSolar® Shades.