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Why Micro-Homes Are Increasing In Popularity

The peaks and valleys in the housing market, combined with the high the cost of living, has convinced many Americans to reconsider owning a large home. Micro-homes have gained a lot of popularity in several states, and people are opting to live in a space that offers less than 300 square feet. Although they don’t […]

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Six Common Ways Energy & Power Is Being Wasted For Commercial Builders

Last week, one-third of the country saw thermometers hit triple digits. Across the nation air conditioners were cranking up, and sprinklers chugged away as millions sought relief from the summer heat. While some are grateful for the relief provided by utilities, many are not mindful of the resources being consumed. On average, a commercial building can […]

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Become an Insulation Installer – Watch this Video

The ICAA (Insulation Contractors Association of America) just launched a new video that helps job seekers learn how they can become an insulation installer. Check it out and share with anyone you know who might be interested in joining our exciting field of work! This video provides an overview of the insulation industry and highlights the […]

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Three Reasons Why Spray Foam Can Be A Better Insulator

In the past, homeowners had little choice about the type of insulation they could use for their homes. While fiberglass was the most commonly used form of insulation, there are now several options. Today, more and more builders are choosing to insulate their homes with spray foam. No More Leaks! Traditional fiberglass insulation cannot stop […]

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How To Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

There are many different ways homeowners can be more energy efficient and help reduce their homes carbon imprint. Some of the more obvious changes would be turning off lights and recycling your plastics and paper, but there are countless other areas where necessities can be cut and energy can be saved. These days, most of […]

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USI and Accella Proudly Help Christ’s Haven for Children

USI was in attendance today during the ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication for Christ’s Haven Cottage 17. We are honored to support Christ’s Haven’s mission and ministry in a small way. Dale Cox, branch manager for USI Champion Insulation in Dallas / Fort Worth, TX, was there along with Paul Holmes, the Mid-South and Canada Regional […]

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How to Keep Heat Out of a House in a Hot Desert

The spray foam installers at USI Preston Insulation recently worked on a new construction single family residential home in Dragoon, Arizona. On average, there are 284 sunny days per year in this part of the country and high temps in July are around 95 degrees. The homeowner wanted their home to have a tightly sealed […]

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Accessibility In Commercial Buildings

About 20% of Americans have a functional disability that impacts their ability to walk, climb stairs, hear, see or grasp an object. Because of this, new buildings today often have wheelchair ramps, accessible lifts and disability parking spaces, allowing anyone with disabilities to gain access to a building. In the United States the Americans with […]

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