As a homeowner in the Fairfax, Virgina area, you understand that a major part of your home-life will be spent in the kitchen. The typical household kitchen will utilize the greatest amount of energy expenditure than of any other room in your home. The problems with most conventional or out-dated kitchens. is the lack of energy inefficient appliances and that they consist of poorly designed layouts. Hiring M. Delaney to perform upgrades to your kitchen or a full-kitchen renovation allows for many opportunities to lower your monthly utility bills by installing energy efficient appliance upgrades and layout renovations such as updating your faucets, counter-tops, or flooring.
Based in Fairfax County, Virgina, M. Delaney’s energy efficient kitchen renovation practices focuses on lowering waste, reducing energy use and conserving resources, which are vital components of accomplishing increased sustainability. We have listed some ways to make your kitchen more energy efficient below:
Install an energy star energy efficient dishwasher. Many homeowners are under the impression that they will be conserving water by washing their dishes by hand. However, it is estimated that utilizing an energy star certified dishwater, rather than manually washing your dishes, will save you over five-thousand gallons of water and extensive hours of manual work annually.
Upgrade your faucets and fixtures. It is estimated that the amount of water that is utilized to run your faucet will account for almost twenty-percent of your overall household water usage. A great way to conserve water faucet usage is to attach a low-flow aerator to your kitchen faucet, which will combine air into the water stream and reduce water usage without affecting the water pressure.
Install additional windows and skylights. Windows and skylights an effective energy-efficient method of preventing condensation and indoor air pollutants from contaminating your kitchen. With strategically placed windows that are capable of providing cross and stack ventilation. You save your exhaust fan for removing only the most stronger cooking odors.
M. Delaney is specializes in complete kitchen construction, remodel, repair, and appliance upgrades and providing energy efficient home improvement services in the Fairfax County, Virgina area and beyond. From our initial meeting and consultation through the design, planning, permitting, demolition, installation, and clean-up, we dedicate ourselves to providing the greatest possible service and customer satisfaction. We work with you to gain an understanding of the idea of your home improvement project, your lifestyle requirements, design preferences, and your budget factors to make your vision a reality.
M. DeLaney, LLC. performs Custom Remodeling and Additions, Kitchen Renovations, Bathroom Renovations, General Home Improvement and Repair Services, Masonry Construction, Decks, Porches and Patios, Railings, remediation for troubled or abandoned projects. Our service area includes the following towns in Virginia and surrounding areas; Fairfax, Alexandria, Falls Church, Annandale, Centreville, Loudoun, and beyond!