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Test . . . don’t guess! Homeowners have options today that didn’t exist a decade ago. With a plan from Better World Builders, you will not waste time and money on “fixes” that don’t solve the problems. We listen, test, and inspect to find the root issues, then resolve them!

Do you have fresh healthy air in your home? Musty odors? Dangerous building materials? Many homes and occupants suffer from poor indoor air quality. Better World Builders' Indoor Air Quality Inspection can help you discover the causes and correct them too!

What is the best insulation for your home? It depends where it is being installed, the type, and the right air sealing preparation before installation. Better World Builders guarantees the proper air sealing and selection to make simple insulation become performance insulation.

Our specially trained and certified home performance experts see homes as interconnected systems. Our goal is to make the systems in your home work awesome together. From insulation, HVAC, roofs, and water heaters to air sealing and indoor air quality, we know how to make your home healthy, safe, comfortable, and efficient!



“Better World Builders was great! They listened to my concerns about difficulty maintaining temperature in my home, and worked with me to address the unique challenges my home presents. Not a 1 solution fits all company, they worked to solve issues other contractors wouldn't even quote me on. Very responsive to concerns that came up as the work progressed and I am pleased with the results. I would reccomend BwB to anyone looking for energy savings”

- Michael V.


“Better World Builders has made my world a much better place to live in! An ongoing planning and funding puzzle full of wiggles and life events, these few years later my home has shifted from a drafty safety situation to a certified Pearl! BWB was professional and communicative throughout my entire roof and second floor insulation replacement. They insulated my basement and family room too. Highly recommend.”

- Rebecca S.


“I spoke with Mark Lee of Better World Builders this morning 1/30/2024 about installing an egress window in my basement. He took the time to walk me through the installation process and gave me alternative suggestions which will safe me money. I really appreciate him taking the time to go over this with me and that he focused on the best solution to my situation. I feel extremely confident using his company for building projects in the future.

Ned C.”

- Ned C.


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ABOUT Better World Builders

Award-winning Better World Builders specializes in sustainable and energy-efficient housing. We use building science to help make homes more comfortable, durable, safe, and sustainable. Better World Builders has the equipment, experience, and expertise to find and correct home issues. We make your home perform like new.


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THE LATEST NEWS FROM Better World Builders

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

May 15, 2024

Before shopping for a new unit, let your Better World Builders specialist perform an honest assessment to see whether AC replacement or repair would be more cost-effective. That way, you’re guaranteed the maximum mileage from your current one.

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 15, 2024

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC).

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 15, 2024

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in Kalamazoo? The reality is airborne contaminants, such as dust, dirt, and pet dander, can negatively impact the indoor air…

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

February 15, 2024

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known as the silent killer for a reason—it can easily go undetected and cause illness and even death. It’s critical to learn how to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your Kalamazoo home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

January 15, 2024

On average, adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people.

Add it all up, and you just can’t stress enough the importance of good indoor air quality.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

December 29, 2023

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

November 27, 2023

Our team at Better World Builders could help you save big bucks on your monthly utility bill by performing a furnace replacement.

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Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?

October 27, 2023

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 29, 2023

Many Kalamazoo homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

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How a Home Energy Audit Can Save You Money

September 13, 2023

Scheduling a home energy audit with a certified company can provide valuable information about your Kalamazoo home and its health.

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