Energy Savings

Making your residential or commercial structure energy efficient is a wise investment of your time and money.  These investments will save you hundreds of dollars in the long term.  Below you will find information on how to insure that your structure is energy efficient.In addition to your attic being properly ventilated, it also needs to be insulated based on the region your home is located. A properly insulated attic can decrease your energy bill by 40%, and will protect your attic and home the damages caused by excess heat and cold. Radiant barrier is an outstanding option.  Sprayed products loose effectiveness within 2 years.  Products that lay on the attic floor collect dust and are rendered useless.  Deck adhered and rafter adhered products are most efficient and keep their radiant properties for life.Weather stripped and caulked doors and windows prevent conditioned air from escaping and outside air from entering your home, resulting in lowered energy costs.Ceilings and walls that have ductwork, vents, or electrical or plumbing conduits need to be well sealed and insulated.  Areas that are not sealed and insulated, allow conditioned air to escape and external air to enterUsing a fan will make a room feel 4 to 6 degrees cooler. Running your air conditioner and a fan at the same time will continue to move the fan will circulate the dehumidifying action of the air conditioner provides drier air that the fan can broadcast.  Also set the fan on your air conditioning system to on instead of auto.  This will also promote the cooled air movement even when the system cycles off.Installing new windows will protect your home from transfering exterior and interior air. Also, treating windows with quality blinds will keep the additional sun from entering the home.  Treating windows with a tint, if blinds are not an option will eliminate additional sun from entering and warming the interior