tested wall panel

Seal the air leaks and improve your home comfort

Seal the air leaks and improve your home comfort Seal the air leaks in your home and it will improve your home comfort. Do you find that rooms in your home are more uncomfortable than others? Are your electrical bills higher than average? It could be your home is missing...
BEWHOYOUNEEDED

Be who you needed when you were younger!

Be who you needed when you were younger! Be who you needed when you were younger! What a powerful way to change the future! In a time of uncertainty, bitterness, and hatred, we all need to spread love. Giving your time can be an effective way to give joy to others and it can also...
Valley Business Keynote

Mark your calendar for Valley Business Keynote – July 18, 2017 – JMU’s Forbes Theater #VBKengage

Mark your calendar for Valley Business Keynote – July 18, 2017 – JMU’s Forbes Theater #VBKengage Valley Business Keynote facilitates engaging ideas for local leaders to help them fulfill the Valley‘s vast potential by bringing excellent speakers to our area.  The premier...
Rotary Club of Rockingham County end polio now

Rotary Club of Rockingham County, come visit!

Rotary Club of Rockingham County – We have bacon! The Rotary Club of Rockingham County is a group of friends that work together to put service above self. We meet weekly for breakfast and we have bacon!   Rotary International Rotary International is a volunteer...
Chesapeake Western Depot

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot History Display open this Friday from 5pm – 8pm

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot History Display open this Friday from 5pm – 8pm You are going to want to come visit our office this coming Friday at the Chesapeake Western Depot. We host an art opening each month in the hallway outside of our conference room. The building is...
home show poster

Attend the SVBA Home and Living Expo this weekend April 8th and 9th!

Attend the SVBA Home and Living Expo this weekend April 8th and 9th! The SVBA Home and Living Expo is this weekend.  The Annual SVBA Home & Living Expo is scheduled for April 8 & 9 at Rockingham Co Fairgrounds. Don’t miss the chance to see over a hundred exhibitors...
up cycle challenge

SVBA Home and Living Expo Upcycle Challenge “Turn Table”

SVBA Home and Living Expo Upcycle Challenge “Turn Table” Upcycling is the process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful and often beautiful. The Upcycle Design Challenge aims to remind people that, with a little creativity, what was old can be n...
spray foam insulation

Mixed Humid Climate – Closed Cell vs Open Cell Foam

Mixed Humid Climate – Closed Cell vs Open Cell Foam I posed a question this week about mixed humid climates – closed cell va open cell foam. In a mixed humid climate, do you use open cell foam exclusively or can you use closed cell in some limited places? In speaking to a...
attic stair air leak

10 Steps to help you “go green”

10 Steps to help you “go green” There is a tremendous amount of information about going green on the news, television shows, and coming from corporate America. So how do you decide if “green” is right for you? Simple, do you like to save money, want to do less to maintain your...
LEED

LEED – Cost vs Value

LEED – Cost vs Value LEED (Green design) and construction does not cost more, quality costs more. When weighing cost vs value in green design it is important to evaluate quality requirements.   LEED provides some quality standards In a meeting yesterday it was pointed...
small changes

Daily Green – making small changes each day will make a huge difference

Daily Green – making small changes each day will make a huge difference Small Changes will add up to make a big difference for us all. There are many ways to go green daily. Many of these strategies save money and are not expensive to implement. Simple ideas done right such as...
energy audit

Easy ways to Save Money in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Easy ways to Save Money in Harrisonburg, Virginia The five most important things you should do this summer to save money on your energy bill are: weatherstrip around all doors – if you can see light coming around the door, then air is coming into your home. insulate your attic...
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