Energy Efficiency

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How To Clean Windows And Doors

Sponsor Provided Content This article is supplied and sponsored by Pella Windows and Doors of Philadelphia. Want to get your windows and doors really clean? It’s easier than you think. Follow these simple steps to […]

04/13/2015

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Why Talk With An Expert?

Sponsor Provided Content This article is supplied and sponsored by Pella Windows and Doors of Philadelphia. Shopping for windows and doors isn’t something most people do every day. That’s why it’s important to talk with […]

04/13/2015

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3 Main Material Types For Windows

Sponsor Provided Content This article is supplied and sponsored by Pella Windows and Doors of Philadelphia. Each window material type has its own unique attributes and distinctive styles. When choosing between wood, fiberglass and vinyl, […]

04/13/2015

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5 Tips For A Spring Refresh

Sponsor Provided Content This article is supplied and sponsored by Pella Windows and Doors of Philadelphia. After a long winter, you might notice that your home is in need of a little love. Prepare your […]

04/13/2015

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9 Styles Of Windows

Sponsor Provided Content A wide variety of window styles and finishes are available. So choosing the right option will depend on your personal preference, the style of your home, the purpose or function of the […]

02/12/2015

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9 Questions To Ask During An In-Home Consultation

Sponsor Provided Content When it comes to shopping for windows, don’t leave any stone unturned or question unanswered. It’s your home, after all. And you want to trust that your project will be done right […]

02/12/2015

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8 Benefits Of New Windows And Doors

Sponsor Provided Content You’ll have a hard time finding a project that brings as many benefits – and stretches your investment dollar farther – than new windows and doors. Here are some of the benefits […]

02/12/2015

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7 Signs It’s Time To Replace

Sponsor Provided Content Look for these common signs to help you determine if your current windows need to be replaced: Opening or closing the window has become difficult. Drafts can be felt coming in around […]

02/12/2015

How Your At-Home Business Can Save Money By Conserving Energy

If you’re looking for a way to make your mark on the business world without compromising your at-home green sensibility, here’s what you need to know.

06/25/2014

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PGW Offering Rebates For Home Energy Improvements

The Philadelphia Gas Works is launching an effort to get homeowners to do home energy audits in exchange for rebates for improving the home’s energy efficiency.

04/02/2014

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Energy-Audit Deadline Arrives For Philadelphia Commercial Property Owners

It’s a new law in Philadelphia: commercial building owners must now use an EPA web site to calculate their energy usage, then report that figure annually to the city.

11/25/2013

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PGW Offering Rebates for Energy-Saving Home Improvements

It’s the latest program in the company’s effort to reduce the region’s — and the company’s — carbon footprint.

09/17/2013

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New Law Requires Large Buildings In Philadelphia To Report Energy Usage Annually

Whether they like it or not, owners of office towers and other large buildings in Philadelphia are going to be getting some advice from the city on how to be more energy efficient.

07/28/2013

Construction

Study: Pennsylvania Headed In Wrong Direction On Building Codes

A new study finds that Pennsylvanians could save $400 a year if the state invested in improving the energy efficiency of buildings. But, the state is going in the opposite direction.

03/16/2012