Money isn't all you're saving!
When you save energy and prevent
damage to your home, you’re not just saving
money. You’re helping the environment and
our nation. Choosing energy-efficient
products for your home is one of the best
ways you can do your part to improve the
environment. A durable home that withstands natural
hazards saves money, time, the ordeal of
making repairs and potentially even your
health. Hidden water damage can lead to
the growth of unhealthful molds. Durable
buildings help communities and the nation
by reducing disaster costs. They help the
environment, too, by reducing waste.
Rising energy prices, floods and hurricanes happen, but they don’t have to bust your budget, damage your home, rob your time or deny your comfort. You can take control of your future by including both energy-saving and hazard-resistant improvements when you remodel or restore your home. In the big picture, energy efficiency and durability don’t cost you. You prosper every day you own the home – in several ways: The right home improvement investments can return: Lower energy bills Greater comfort Higher quality Less damage, expense and ordeal after storms and floods Less maintenance Environmental benefits.
This publication highlights smart investments to improve your southern region home and to prosper!
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