Save Green By Going Green with Pinnacle Group!

The Government of Canada’s ecoEnergy Retrofit – Homes Program has been renewed until March 31st, 2012 to help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient and reduce the burden of high energy costs. You can receive up to $5000 in grants but in order to qualify for these grants you need to have a retrofit energy evaluation(audit). This includes both a pre-audit and post-audit to confirm you have completed the upgrades. The audit process costs $425. For a limited time, when you choose Pinnacle Group for your qualifying renovation*, we will cover the cost of your retrofit energy evaluation. Use our expertise to help navigate

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Did you know that renovating in and of itself is a green initiative?

The concept of renovating being a green initiative manifests itself on many levels when it comes to Pinnacle Group Renovations’ process. We all know that we live in a highly consumable society with a disposable mindset, though many of us are working to change this. Making the decision to renovate one’s house vs. selling and buying new, in essence captures this consciousness of becoming a less expendable society, similar to teaching our family’s how to use our infamous Blue Recycling containers now a common sight in Calgary! Embracing the concept of working with what you already have really does have

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Pump Hill Transformation- Creating Unique Spaces for Families

For the past 6 ½ months, the team at Pinnacle Group Renovations has been transforming  a 2500 sq ft bungalow in the estate community of Pump Hill. This full home renovation is now complete and we couldn’t be happier with the spectacular result! The home was gutted to the studs, incorporating several structural changes as well as an extensive eco-component which included the installation of a new furnace, hot water tanks and window systems. The ceilings were reinsulated and the exterior walls were thickened to improve the insulation value of the home. In addition, substantial open-cell spray foam was used

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Reno Green Renovation Tips

Did you know a single re-roof using an enviro-friendly roofing product could save 800 tires from ending up in the landfill? There are many exciting eco-conscious solutions available when selecting roofing products. These range from solar roofing tiles which we touched on in our May Reno Green Tip, to a product called EUROSHIELD™ which contains a minimum of 75% recycled materials, the majority of which is crumb rubber from tires! >> View the Video for this RenoGreen Tip! After many years of research and development, EUROSHIELD™ Roofing Products were created with the goal of recycling the tremendous amount of used tires destined for the landfill. The result

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