July 13, 2015

There’s nothing worse than living in a home that constantly gets infiltrated by bugs. Many people have been in these shoes, however, and it’s often a constant battle trying to find ways to eradicate the issue. Eventually, most people turn to pesticides, believing that they’re the only solution for getting...

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July 8, 2015

Two-story homes are quite common and can be found all throughout the country. What many people find out the hard way, however, is that living upstairs in a two-story home can be less than desirable during the ...

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June 30, 2015

There’s no getting around how enjoyable it can be to live in a home with a bonus room. These tend to be large areas in the home devoted to leisure and relaxation—game rooms, hobby rooms etc. They’re where you end up going when you need to destress and get away from the pressures of everyday life, and for many, they’re therapeutic. Unfortunately, they can also get so hot in the summer that they’re uncomfortable to hang out in.

So you think you’ve done everything you can to cool your upstairs bonus room, and it’s just not cutting it? The good news is that there is a solution,...

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June 26, 2015

When you think about it, there are a variety of different aspects of the home that people are likely to overlook on any given day. We often take it for granted when things work the way they’re supposed to, and it’s not until various issues arise that we actually realize how...

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June 2, 2015

People throughout the world have been trying to improve upon soundproofing capabilities throughout modern history. There are a variety of reasons why you might want to reduce sound within a space. Restaurants often hang sound panels so as to reduce the overwhelming chatter that can sometimes disrupt a patron’s...

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May 27, 2015

It’s no secret that we take things for granted at times. Take a home’s insulation, for example. It sits quietly in the shadows performing its job, almost never entering the minds of most homeowners. This being the case, a lot of people don’t realize how much their insulation actually does for them. Chances are you’re aware that it helps to keep you and your family warm throughout the winter, but what about the summer?

Contrary to popular belief, there are reasons to insulate your home this summer, and it comes down to...

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May 20, 2015

At Benton Green Energy, we pride ourselves on providing customers with the best possible solutions for insulating their homes. While there are some great products out there, it’s difficult to beat the quality of Airkrete. Compare Airkrete with other insulation options, and it becomes clear that it is almost always a superior choice.


We’re proud to be ambassadors for such a well-designed product and...

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June 24, 2013

This clever video from the Natural Resources Defense Council explains how energy efficiency in the home can help save the planet, while saving homeowners money in the process.

This great video will scare the crap out your kids, help save the planet, and show you how to save some...

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June 18, 2013

Since the 1980's, American homes have gotten more energy efficient, even as our use of cell phones, video game consoles and other electronic devices has soared. This is largely...

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Scott Kelly, President of Carolina Heating Service

I first ran into Dean at a customer house several years ago. He was doing an energy audit where I was upgrading the HVAC system. Dean had recommended some upgrades to the home which greatly reduced the customer’s utility bill.