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Interesting Articles on New Home Construction, Energy Star, the Economy and Other Related Items

September 23 2016 - We received a HERS score of 51 for the new Energy Star home  at 4715 Ridgway Drive in Kendall Brook in Loveland!! That is tied for our best HERS score ever!! We upgraded the furnace to a Lennox 96% ECM furnace and also the basement blanket insulation from R11 to R19 and that made a huge difference. This means their new R&R energy efficient home is approximately 49% more energy efficient than a standard new home! If you are not aware of all the benefits of an Energy Star rated home, please read our Energy Star webpage or Energy Star and Energy Efficiency Blog page. May...

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R&R Homes Recommended Maintenance Issues for Your Home in Northern Colorado

April 20 2017 - The smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) manufacturers recommend to replace your alarms every 10 years and some CO alarms say every 7 years. Please read your manual or look at the alarms for the manufacturers recommendation. Depending on the alarms you have now, you may just need to replace the unit, or the unit and the mounting plate or the unit, mounting plate and wiring harness. Please remember to test them twice once the last replacement is done to make sure they are all synced together. Also, your garage may have a heat detector alarm that needs to be replaced too. There...

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R&R Homes builder update on the Northern Colorado new home construction market.

February 13 2017 - We are gearing up for a busy summer in Northern Colorado and are currently in the design phase of 2 pre-sale homes on acreage in Berthoud. We have some very lots in Loveland (Marianna Springs and Alford Meadows) and Thompson Crossing near Centerra to build your new energy efficient home. Please contact us today to review your new home options. October 12 2016 - It has been a busy summer and we are building a few homes right now and are working on plans for a few pre-sales. We are building a custom home right now with an upgraded HVAC system with 98% modulating Lennox furnace,...

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