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Consulting with insulation experts who have experience with older homes can provide valuable insights and guidance specific to your situation.
FEMA recognizes the benefits of closed cell foam insulation in disasters! Closed Cell foam is an “acceptable” product in areas where floods happen.
If your home is drafty, leaky, and poorly sealed from the outside air, you will never be able to dehumidify your home as you are simultaneously filling the house with humidity.
The number one issue causing moisture issues in attics is improperly vented bath fans where the vents terminate in that attic flooding the attic with humidity.
After thousands of dollars worth of drilling and filling, this home was not any more comfortable after the foam was injected than it was before the foam was injected.
The easy offering is $1200 Federal Tax Credit equal to 1/3 of the cost of the materials as long at the installed insulation meets current energy code standards.
Foam insulation increases the temperature of the shingles by roughly 3 degrees, hardly enough to modify the lifetime of the shingle.
The three different methods to gain approval for the Building Envelope are the Prescriptive approach, Trade-offs, and the Performance approach.
Condensation issues occur when you have high humidity and cold surfaces. It is common during renovations that mold is discovered behind the drywall.
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