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February 20, 2014

Insulation Tips That’ll Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Even though winters in Georgia are relatively mild, if your home is not properly insulated, you may be wasting a significant amount of money not only on heat during the winter, but also on cooling during the summer. Adding insulation is a cost-effective way to make your home more energy efficient. It can easily be done yourself or with assistance from a contractor using the following tips. Attic Floor Because heat rises, a poorly insulated attic floor is, by far, […]
November 5, 2013

Reassess Your Home’s Insulation This Fall

Older homes are likely to more poorly insulated than new or recent builds, mainly because of modern building standards that stress energy efficiency. In our Southern climate, many homeowners mainly worry about using insulation to keep the heat out in the summer. But insulation is also important in the winter, when you want to retain heat inside your home. This fall may be a good time to reassess your home’s insulation. Where to Check. In existing houses, learn where to […]
January 1, 2013

Do You Have Enough Attic Insulation?

Now that winter is here, the warm days are fading into chilly nights, so investing in your home’s energy efficiency can help you start saving money right away. One way to do that is to invest in additional insulation for your attic, if your current level of insulation is not adequate. In fact, upgrading your attic insulation is one of the most cost-effective investments that you can make to improve your home’s energy efficiency. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection […]
November 29, 2012

A Guide To Insulating Your Crawl Space

Insulating your crawl space is an important part of a whole-home approach to energy savings. Whether you are trying to keep heat and humidity out during the summer or keep warm air in during the winter, you need to make sure you have the right insulation for the job. Follow this guide for insulating your crawl space, and you will save all year long: Moisture barriers – Since there is no sunlight and airflow is inconsistent through the crawl space, […]