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Green Insight, LLC Receives 2017 Best of Albuquerque Award

ALBUQUERQUE March 6, 2017 -- Green Insight, LLC has been selected for the 2017 Best of Albuquerque Award in the Consultants category by the Albuquerque Award Program.

Each year, the Albuquerque Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Albuquerque area a great place to live, work and play.  This is the second year in a row that Green Insight, LLC has been honored with this distinction.

Joseph Schulman - Green Insight's New Field Technician

Green Insight is very pleased to announce the latest addition to our team!  Joseph Schulman grew up in Northern Minnesota, lived in North Carolina for a spell, and came to Albuquerque early 2014.  He has a background in the HVAC industry which sets him up well for the work we do.  He is currently in training to be a HERS Rater and LEED for Homes Green Rater, so if you are a current client you can expect to see him on your site sometime soon. 

In addition to his new responsibilities with Green Insight he has a beautiful new baby girl.  Somehow he finds time to also participate in his pool league (He’s a Level 5 in case you were wondering.).

U.S. Energy: Where Does it Come From and Where Does it Go?

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Ever wonder where our country's energy comes from and goes to? This flow map from the Lawrence Livermore Labratory shows in graphic terms where we generate energy and how much of it goes to various sectors. One of the fascinating aspects of this is everything you see in gray--"Rejected Energy." What this really means is waste. Particularly in electricity, as much as 2/3 of all the energy created is lost during transmission and via other means before it actually does any work. All the more reason to generate your electricity right at home on your roof. 

Platinum Building - New Apartments Certified LEED Platinum in Albuquerque

LEED for Homes projects are transforming the industry and the lives of dwellers across the country. It has turned into the most widely used green building program in the world. This project and others in New Mexico have made us number 10 in our country with over 2000 LEED for Homes certified units.

Tom Roy Youth Guidance Home Earns LEED for Homes Silver

The Tom Roy Youth Guidance Home is an eight-bed long-term group home that serves 16-18 year-old youth aging out of foster care who are in need of a structured-living environment while they transition into adulthood.

Green Insight is very pleased to announce that this multifamily project has earned LEED for Home Silver certification - our first project in Montana.

Green Insight at Florida Multifamily Summit

Cody Gatland of Green Insight and Matt Zirkelback of RunBrook.

Green Insight exhibited at the Florida Multifamily Summit with our Southeast Regional Provider Partner RunBrook.  It was an excellent gathering of professionals from all sectors involved with multifamily development.  We thank those that stopped by our booth, and we look forward to working with you.

5 HVAC Options for Financially & Environmentally Conscious Homeowners

Energy-saving HVAC technologies are not only significantly better for the environment than typical equipment but also come with many financial benefits. Following is an overview of some money-saving HVAC options for the eco-conscious homeowner. 

Light Switches Can Be Big Sources of Leaks

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Here's an interesting video from our friends at Energy Vanguard that shows how much air can leak through simple things like light switches.

Think You Need New Windows? Not So Fast.

It speaks to the marketing savvy of window manufacturers and installers that, when faced with drafty rooms or high energy bills, most homeowners typically think that the best solution would be new replacement windows. While energy efficient replacement windows will likely lead to improved comfort and lower utility bills, the truth is that there are many far more cost effective solutions to improve your home’s comfort and energy efficiency.

5 Ways a Home Energy Audit Will Improve Your Life.

You may have heard about home energy audits before, but maybe you're not quite sure that you need one. After all, your home is relatively new. It's pretty comfortable most of the time, and your utility bills aren't that bad. Maybe you've switched out your incandescent light bulbs for CFLs, and upgraded to a low flow showerhead, so figure there's not much more you can do. 

Well, there's a lot more to home energy than lightbulbs and solar panels, and a home energy audit is the place to begin. Here are 5 ways that a home energy audit from a certified home energy auditor will likely improve your life -- right away.