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November 21, 2019

Insulating Paint: What It Is and How It Works

Insulating paint is a concept based on a long-sought-after goal of insulating structures by applying a specially formulated paint coating — instead of more labor-intensive, conventional methods such as installing insulating material in the attic and inside walls. In the 1990s, NASA pursued research into insulating coatings to protect space vehicles from extreme heat during re-entry into the atmosphere. Today, several manufacturers produce insulating paint for structures.  Limited tests have been conducted on these products thus far and results have […]
June 25, 2019

Summer Insulation Best Practices

We all know insulation is important in the winter It keeps warm air from rising into the attic, allowing it to stay in your home longer, keep your house more comfortable, and save you energy. But did you know that insulation is just is important in the summer? Here’s how insulation can help you in warmer weather, as well as a few tips on making sure your home is properly insulated. Summer Insulation Benefits Insulation does two things in warm weather. […]
April 4, 2019

Homeowners: Energy Tax Rules Your Should Know

If you’re thinking about making efficiency-wise improvements or equipment upgrades in your home this year, you need to know about potential tax savings and rebates to help you save on your upfront costs. Here’s a look at some of the savings available in our area of Georgia: Tax Credits for Renewable Energy Upgrades The federal government offers tax credits on specific renewable energy upgrades through 2021. Credits provide a dollar-for-dollar reduction in your taxes, unlike deductions that only reduce your […]
January 8, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions: Saving Money

Why not make a resolution for saving money by increasing your home’s energy efficiency? Not only will it benefit your budget, but it will do good things for the planet, and create a more comfortable place for you as well. Deal with the HVAC System Get your heating system serviced. Not only will it run more dependably, but it will also use less energy. If your system is covered by a warranty, annual service may be a requirement to keep […]