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?
What’s the best way to use the 203K as a sales tool? How can you provide excellent service to your Rehab clients? What are HUD’s upcoming program changes and how can you stay abreast of those changes? Each week we open these and other lending and selling questions for conversation on Twitter.com.
Green built homes save money and offer healthier indoor air quality, not the mention cost less to operate.
I’ve lost count of the number of homes I’ve inspected that have folding stairway built into the hallway or laundry room ceiling. More often than not the folding legs are not trimmed to the correct length or properly secured to the framing.
What makes us human beings different than any other creations in this world? It’s our ability to take our thoughts and translate them into speech and the written word so that our ideas can be shared with generations. The words we speak, the words we write are powerful.