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Undeniable Energy Star Certified Stats to Know!

Oct 4, 2019 10:12:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in Energy Effciency, energy efficient home, energy star, energy code

Energy savings--everyone wants it, but not every homeowner implements energy savings practices to achieve it. 

Technological practices are advancing every year, making energy efficiency an attainable goal for every home. 

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What Are LEED Credits?

Sep 4, 2019 9:58:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, leed home, epa, leed, leed credits, leed certification

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) was spearheaded by senior scientist Robert K. Watson and has evolved over the years to become a symbol of sustainability achievement.

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Top 8 ENERGY STAR Window Manufacturers List

Aug 2, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy star, EAS glass

Manufacturers, from kids' toys to windows, follow stringent regulatory guidelines to ensure workplace safety, product quality and consistency. 

The certifications available are endless when it comes to enhancing and proving that your product and company cause minimal, if any, harm to the environment and give back to the community. 

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5 Top Rated Energy Star Windows in Florida

Jun 26, 2019 9:43:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, energy star

Most building professionals understand the impact and importance of using quality, high-performance materials. 

Energy efficient appliances and installations are in high demand because they’re designed to reduce energy bills, improve residential comfort, and are better for the environment. 

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What are Energy Efficient Windows?

May 21, 2019 10:04:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, energy star

Florida summers are inevitably hot and humid. Many residents enjoy the warmer weather outside but don’t enjoy the heat in their home.

That’s why homeowners find energy efficient windows most beneficial. According to EnergyStar.gov, “Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25%–30% of residential heating and cooling energy use.”

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Go Beyond a Double Pane Window to Save Money & Energy

May 2, 2019 10:04:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, Energy Effciency, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, double glaze windows, double hung window

Summer heat and chilly winters can take a toll on your energy bills and leave you researching best practices to save money and energy.

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2 Most Sought After Features of Windows and Doors in Florida

Apr 23, 2019 10:02:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, hurricane prepared, energy efficiency, energy efficient doors

Design, whether it’s fashion, interior, architecture or technology, is never constant.

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10 Ways to Avoid Costly Home Improvement Mistakes

Mar 5, 2019 2:06:30 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, hurricane prepared, home improvement, home value

Spring inspires home improvement and renovation projects. With so many ways to improve your home and increase your home’s value, it can be a nail biter finding ways to avoid going over budget.

If only life went perfectly as planned! You start a home improvement project only to find several things along the way that need to be fixed which can exceed your budget with little to show for it.

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Applying Florida Energy Efficiency Code for Building Construction

Feb 28, 2019 2:12:29 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, energy efficiency, florida building codes, florida building code, Florida product approved, energy code

Building a home isn’t as easy as stacking legos. Professionals have to carefully research and select the appropriate materials and installations that satisfy several Florida regulations, including Florida Building and Energy Codes as well as varying other local requirements.

There is a minimum of two ways to comply with Florida Energy Code, prescriptive and performance.

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Easily Increase Your Home Value with These Pro Tips!

Feb 12, 2019 1:54:00 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, home buying, energy efficiency, Home Design, home security, home improvement, home value

Increasing your home’s value isn’t as easy as seen on TV or Pinterest posts; it can be an exciting and overwhelming undertaking. There are several factors and a variety of materials and products to select that give you the maximum return on your investment.

There is a fine line between upgrading your installations for increased resale value and investing in upgrades that leave you with little to no lasting ROI.

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