Before turning on a loud, howling alarm, the Nest Protect gives you an early warning we call Heads-Up. Nest Protect lights up yellow and speaks with a human voice. It tells you where smoke is or when carbon monoxide levels are rising.
Radiant barriers are cool! Well, actually they get quite warm, but they help the space below them stay cooler when used on a roof assembly above an unconditioned attic. They can drop the temperature of an attic about 20° F.
But are they cost effective? How much in actual savings on your energy bills can you expect if you pay to get a radiant barrier installed during construction of your new home?
Yet another reason the 203K Rehab will play an important role with respect to the real estate sales marketplace.
“Enough with the doom and gloom about homeownership.” – WSJ 9/16/2010 Listen to the Survey Podcast [podcast]http://www.fanniemae.com/global/media/housing-survey-podcast-091610.mp3[/podcast] Fannie Mae just released their National Housing Survey. The survey reported: 82% of respondents consider homeownership important to the economy, up two points from January.