Seal Air Leaks

March 17, 2016

How to Find Air Leaks and Seal Them

You might have a state-of-the-art HVAC system with all the bells and whistles, but if your home isn’t properly weatherized, you’re still going to have a difficult time heating and cooling it affordably and effectively. This means both effective sealing to eliminate air leaks and proper insulation. Here we’ll mainly review air sealing. Any productive strategy for air sealing a home starts with finding where the air is leaking. You can do this yourself, basically for free, or else you […]
November 24, 2015

What to Do About Heat Loss in Your Home

In most homes, heat loss is a major source of wasted energy and money. Here is a brief explanation of residential heat loss and what you can do to correct the problem. Problems from Heat Loss Reduced indoor comfort: Heat loss means there will be areas with inconsistent temperatures inside your home. Some spots will be cooler than others, reducing overall comfort. Extra expense: When heated air leaks out of your home, you not only lose that air, but you […]
August 4, 2015

How to Prevent Excessive Heat Gain in Your Home

When the outdoor temperature rises, your home’s cooling system has to work hard to keep things cool indoors. If you haven’t taken steps to prevent heat gain, your air conditioner must work even harder, and you’ll see the effects of this on your energy bills and your level of home comfort. Read on to learn more about this issue and how to prevent it in your home. What’s Heat Gain? Heat gain refers to the heat your home acquires through infiltration of hot air […]
April 14, 2015

Tips for Decreasing Home Energy Consumption This Spring

When warmer weather arrives, you can reduce the effects on your energy bill by making some changes around the home. Here are important tips for decreasing home energy consumption this spring. Schedule an Air Conditioner Maintenance Check Before the spring season is fully underway, schedule a professional maintenance check for your air conditioning unit. Dirty coils or malfunctioning parts make your air conditioner work extra hard to keep you cool and may lessen the life of the system. Install a […]