Attics that are unfinished represent the biggest area for improvement in a finished home.
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The best time to discuss insulation with your builder is at the planning phase. If you take advantage of foam, you may be able to downsize your HVAC requirements and save on your energy bills.
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While many people think the price is all that matters, the price will quickly become unimportant if you wind up with a botched spray foam application.
A 35% or more energy reduction earns a $4,000 rebate. 15% or more reduction earns a $2,000 rebate. Contact us for details.
Industry guidelines state that, when properly applied, spray foam is perfectly safe and can be applied to wiring.
You can’t say this about any other type of insulation. When the popular pink fiberglass insulation gets wet, even after it dries, it’s worthless.
New attic fans pulling moist and conditioned air into the attic where it condenses on nails in the attic and rains down on the attic floor.
Closed-cell is more expensive, but this investment will pay off in lower energy bills due to the higher R-value per inch.
While the specifics will change with each home, the consensus is that attic power fans use more energy than they save.
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