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CHECK THIS OUT... I took this picture yesterday at a home in Frisco.  I was inspecting the roof and found this.   As you can see,  the tops of these sewer vent boots are installed OVER the roof shingle.  The top half of the flashing should be UNDER the shingles... for obvious reasons.  When it ra...
Registration for the Texas Appliance Rebate program is April 7   Get rid of your old and inefficient appliance and upgrade to energy star models now and enjoy a nice tax credit in the process.  The program is good on purchases made between April 16-25th and funds are limited so register now.   Mo...
Join the world energy conservation effort by turning off lights for 1 hour, Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 8:30 pm local time... Earth Hour is an annual international event created by the World Wide Fund asking households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights and electrical appliance...
New Energy Efficiency Tax Credits for 2009 Next year be sure to inform your clients, friends and family about the new consumer tax credits for energy efficiency home improvements in 2009 – yet another reason for them to invest in energy efficient improvements in their homes! In October, President...
We all know the compact florescent (CFL) replacement bulbs have become a popular energy saving alternative to the older, conventional incandescent bulbs.  They last longer, deliver equal brightness and consume much less energy.  Sounds perfect right?  Well, almost.  There is one important draw-ba...
    For those who did not get a chance to read the article on the front page of the business section of the August 6, 2008 Dallas Mornig News here  is a summery of the highlights:   AT A GLANCE Ideas to cut usage Clean or replace air conditioner filters monthly. Use drapes, blinds and shutters to...
As a home inspector specializing in energy audits I have taken a special interest in energy efficient and eco-friendly building practices.  Measures taken to increase energy efficiency in the home result in lower utility bills and a reduced impact on our environment. If you or someone you know is...

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