News : Nicely Done opens window to energy savings

Oct 3, 2011

Published in Fosters Daily Democrat

By David Anderson

When Brian Burris talks about "R" ratings, he's not talking about the latest blockbuster movie. The owner of the Hampton-based sustainable building company Nicely Done has made it his mission to provide homeowners with high quality energy efficient windows.

"The greater the R-value, the greater the insulating value of any new window," Burris explains. "It means a window is good or not good in terms of keeping out the weather. Winter, you have cold drafts coming through old windows," he says. "New windows can solve the problem and also help to keep air conditioning nice and cool during the summertime."

The resulting savings on energy and heating add up, good news in a state where the typical household spends between two or three thousand dollars on heat each winter.  To read the full story, click here!