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Tips for Summer Insulation

While most people associate insulation with keeping a home warm in winter, during the summer, insulation is equally important to keep the house cool. The Importance of Summer Insulation As solar energy heats the roof, temperatures in an enclosed attic may exceed 130 degrees in summer. This broiling reservoir of heat energy continuously radiates downward [...]

By |2019-05-30T20:18:56+00:00June 20th, 2019|Insulation|Comments Off on Tips for Summer Insulation

How Your Roof and Skylights May Affect Energy Efficiency

Because the roof of your home has exposure to the weather 24/7, it can have a substantial impact on your home’s energy efficiency, for better or worse. The many ways that skylights and rooftops make your home less efficient include the lack of insulation, air infiltration, and solar heat gain. All of these issues can [...]

By |2019-01-28T22:34:34+00:00February 26th, 2019|Energy Savings, Insulation|Comments Off on How Your Roof and Skylights May Affect Energy Efficiency

Remedies for Cold Floors in Winter

Cold floors can be a constant source of discomfort during the winter. Fortunately, there are a number of approaches that you can take to warm them up, especially by choosing the right HVAC system. Upgrade Your HVAC System One of the major reasons your floors may be cold is that your HVAC system is not [...]

By |2019-01-28T22:32:31+00:00February 12th, 2019|Furnaces, Insulation|Comments Off on Remedies for Cold Floors in Winter

Keep Your HVAC Efficient With Proper Insulation

If you're looking for ways to increase comfort and lower your yearly heating and cooling costs, you need to consider how well your home is insulated. According to the Department of Energy (DOE), having the right amount of properly-installed insulation in key areas can improve HVAC efficiency, and allow you to enjoy a more comfortable [...]

By |2018-10-15T14:23:06+00:00October 15th, 2018|Insulation|Comments Off on Keep Your HVAC Efficient With Proper Insulation

Should I Consider an Attic Tent?

An attic tent helps close a major source of both heat gain and heat loss in your home. In summer, heat from a broiling attic infiltrates downward into living spaces. Heat gain from a hot attic can raise temperatures in air conditioned rooms below by as much as ten degrees. It’s harder to maintain indoor [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:36:04+00:00July 12th, 2018|Energy Savings, Insulation|Comments Off on Should I Consider an Attic Tent?

5 Key Home Comfort Tips

Most homeowners face many challenges for keeping their homes comfortable -- air leaks, uneven airflow and more. If you like to save energy, it's even more difficult to maintain maximum home comfort without racking up high energy bills. If this sounds familiar, keep reading to learn important comfort tips that save energy, too. Seal Up [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:46+00:00February 8th, 2018|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Home Safety, HVAC System, Indoor Air Quality, Insulation, Thermostats|Comments Off on 5 Key Home Comfort Tips
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