Exterior walls are one area where upgrading or adding insulation can make a big difference in a home’s comfort and energy use. Watch this video to learn how insulating exterior walls can save energy.
Some air leaks are necessary to allow for the escape of gasses from the home that are by product of heating air and water. Others result from how the home was built and the aging of building materials. Understand what is involved in air sealing and why it is important.
Increasing the amount of insulation in attics is one of the highest priority improvements a homeowner makes when retrofitting a house.
Sealing air leaks is the simplest way to improve a home’s energy performance.
Although the term retrofit insulation may be new to you, the concept is easy to understand. It is the process of increasing the energy efficiency of an existing home.
Understand how a structure such as a house works to create a comfortable interior environment and learn the ways to add insulation to an existing home.