Proper home insulation is essential for energy efficiency in your Peachtree City home. There are several parts of the home where you need adequate insulation to prevent hot or cold air from escaping. Make sure you’re covered in these areas.
Hot air naturally rises, and your attic may end up harboring more than its fair share of your warm air in winter if it’s not properly insulated. Likewise, attic insulation will keep warm air out in summer, allowing you to maintain a cooler home below. Batt or loose-fill insulation are the best options for an attic.
Check whether your ducts are in a conditioned space or not. If they’re not within your air-conditioned space, you should insulate them. Foil-faced fiberglass home insulation is the best choice. You should also have your ducts sealed to minimize air loss in this area.
New homes often include insulation in the walls, but an older home may be lacking in this important area. You can look for insulation by prying back molding and taking a peek at what’s visible in the gap between the wall and the flooring. If you don’t have insulation in your walls, blow-in insulation is the best way to remedy the problem. If you’re remodeling, you can use wet spray cellulose insulation or spray foam insulation.
If you’re ready to upgrade your home with new insulation or a better HVAC system, contact Powers Heating & Air for all your home comfort needs.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Peachtree City, Georgia and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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