Choosing the Correct Insulation

MUBEC has new compliance codes that went into effect December of 2010.  Consider these when buying correct insulation.The revised codes now state; As of September 28, 2011, a change in law that now requires municipalities of 4,000 or more in population (formerly 2,000) to enforce the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code if they HAD a building code in place by August 2008. As of July 1, 2012, the MUBEC must be enforced in a municipality with a population of 4,000 residents or more that had NOT adopted any building code on or before August 1, 2008.

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Solar Energy

Solar hot water systems can save you money by reducing your energy consumption.  Typically reducing energy usage for domestic hot water by about 80%. They save you being victim to the ever-rising cost of energy, increasing your savings each year. Investment in a solar hot water system also keeps your energy dollars in our community, benefiting our local economy.  Return on investment can occur in 5 to 10 years depending upon the cost of the system, energy prices and other incentives like tax credits.  See solarprofessional.com.

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