Posts Tagged ‘insulation’
True Energy Efficiency Requires a Whole-House Approach — What That Means
When it comes to HVAC systems, you can think of your home as a kind of organism. It has walls and insulation for its skin, uses ventilation to breathe, and the conditioned air circulates through ductwork the way blood circulates through the body, returning to the furnace and air conditioner (or heart) on each cycle. […]
How to Reduce Heat Loss in Your Cheyenne Area Home
No matter how efficient your furnace, heat pump, or air conditioner is, it doesn’t matter if your home can’t hold onto its comfortable temperature. If heat escapes through walls, ceilings, windows, doors, or through the foundation of your home, your heating systems have to work harder to compensate for the loss. This means that if […]
Don’t Let Ice Dams Wreck Your Roof: There’s a Solution
Preparing your home for the winter is essential if you live in Colorado. It’s important to prepare your home for ice dams to ensure it remains safe and to prevent costly damages.
Attic Ventilation Makes for a Healthy Home Any Time of Year
Believe it or not, adequate attic ventilation can make a serious impact on home comfort. There are several aspects to consider when it comes to understanding how ventilation in the upper story of your home matters throughout the year.
Prioritizing Your Home Improvements After an Energy Audit
Having an energy audit done on your north Colorado home is a good idea. After having the energy audit done, though, you may be feeling overwhelmed and wonder where to start. Both your budget and time will play a part in determining where you should begin to start conserving energy in your home.
After Sealing and Insulation, Then Whole-House Ventilation
If you want to cut back on the energy usage in your Colorado home, one of the most important things you can do is to make sure it’s properly sealed and insulated. It’s also important to ensure that you have whole-house ventilation.
Compare Home Insulation for the Best Fit and Savings
No matter where you live in Colorado, adequate home insulation is key to reaping significant energy savings and reducing your overall carbon footprint.
Water Heater Savings: Guidelines for More Efficient Use
Heating water for use in your home is generally a big home expense, typically the second largest energy expense in the dwelling. About 20 percent of your utility bill is used by your water heater. With a few simple tips and some long-range planning, you can save big on water heating in your home.
Make Sure Your Attic Insulation Is Up to Par This Winter
Adequate attic insulation is an important element in ensuring energy efficient heating and cooling.
A Professional Home Energy Evaluation Can Be A Real Money Saver
If you’ve never had a home energy evaluation, now could be the perfect time. Colorado and Wyoming winters tend to be quite cold, and with the information from an energy evaluation, you can still weatherize your home in time to lower your winter energy bills.