Products Homeowners Can’t Live Without

Radiant-heated floors are more efficient than baseboard heating and usually more efficient than forced-air heating because no energy is lost through ducts. It saves up to 40 percent on heating costs and puts heat at floor level where it’s needed.…

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Housing Market Improving

Wells Fargo Securities senior economists say the nation’s housing market is improving. “Even with the overall economy slowing, the budding recovery in the housing market appears to be gradually gaining momentum,” the economists say.

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Albany & Sratoga New Home Confidence Improves

A Schuyler phone survey of sales managers at home-building companies in the Albany & Saratoga county markets has found that overall confidence levels of home builders continued to improve in March. “For the third consecutive month, our survey points to…

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The New Standard to Greater Energy Efficiency

More builders are raising the bar when it comes to greater energy efficiency in homes. The new-home industry is using it as a lure to attract buyers, but they’re also, in some cases, being forced to adopt more stringent state…

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