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On cold winter days, a ray of sun streaming into your house can be most welcome - a free source of heat. But what about in the summer, when those rays of sun and other, less-evident solar heat, seep into our already too-hot houses and become a costly nuisance?

The Home Star Retrofit Act of 2010 provides financial incentives for homeowners to increase the energy efficiency of their homes through substantive, effective improvements that save homeowners money, reduce our country’s carbon emissions, help to mitigate climate change, and put tens of thousands of Americans back to work.  There are two levels to the program: here's the long (Gold Star) and short (Silver Star) of it:


Case Studies

Matt and Christa knew that the home they had just purchased in the neighborhood they loved -- for the price they could afford -- was going to need a... Read More