Archive for category: Insulation

Reap Epic Air Sealing & Insulation Benefits

Reap Epic Air Sealing & Insulation Benefits

January 8, 2019 at 10:22 pm

ENERGY STAR-recommended air sealing, insulation, and vapor barriers provide significant, unbeatable results, including: Reducing home energy use. Controlling moisture. Improving ventilation. Lowering utility bills. Enhancing comfort (especially during summer and winter). Decreasing household carbon emissions for a reduced environmental impact. Saving electricity, natural gas, and cash. For optimal energy efficiency, your home should be properly […]

 
Insulation: Evaluate/Fix/Install

Insulation: Evaluate/Fix/Install

October 27, 2018 at 8:04 am

Energy Upgrade California explains that insulation provides resistance to heat flow, and the more heat flow resistance your insulation provides, the lower your heating and cooling costs. An insulating material’s resistance to conductive heat flow is measured or rated in terms of its thermal resistance or R-value: the higher the […]

 
Insulating beneath your floors.

Insulating beneath your floors.

September 22, 2016 at 1:23 pm

What we can’t see, we often forget! But, what’s under your home has a super big impact on how you feel day to day indoors. During our Home Energy Assessment we inspect and assess the condition of the insulation beneath your floors. Once the results are in and the Advanced Home […]

 

Insulating and air sealing go hand in hand!

April 15, 2014 at 8:52 pm

Insulation is most effective when air isn’t moving through it or around it. Therefore, it’s extremely important to seal air leaks before insulating. According to the Department of Energy, proper air sealing and insulation can reduce heating and cooling costs by as much as 30%! Installing insulation without air sealing […]

 

My home leaks cool air in the summer and heat in the winter! What to do?

August 26, 2013 at 11:03 pm

If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, your utility bills must be ridiculous! Think about an advanced home energy upgrade and reduce your utility bills by up to 45%: Is air whistling through the cracks in the attic, crawl space, around recessed lights, floorboards, etc.? Do you feel […]