Category: Indoor Energy Efficiency Tips

Is Spray Foam Insulation Worth it For Your Florida Home? Posted by Wattson on Nov 3, 2017

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If you’re like many people, you don’t give your home’s insulation a whole lot of thought. After all, it’s hidden in your floors, attic, and walls - out of sight, out of mind, right? But your insulation is an absolutely vital part of your home. It’s the barrier between your home and the air outside. Are you building a new hom...

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Insulation Ratings: What FL Homeowners Need to Know Posted by Wattson on Oct 20, 2017

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As October comes to a close, many people around the country are bracing for a winter full of snow and ice. And while many Floridians are expecting temperatures to drop as we get into the winter months, right now air conditioners are still humming across the state. The downside of living somewhere that’s warm for so many months of th...

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How Much Does Spray Foam Insulation Cost? Posted by Wattson on Sep 29, 2017

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Insulation is one of the most essential parts of any home. Here in Florida, insulation serves to keep moisture and allergens out of your home while keeping air conditioned or heated air inside. When it comes to keeping your family comfortable (and preventing damage to your home) it's likely you want the best insulation you can get. Ma...

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House Ventilation & Spray Foam Insulation: A Match Made in Heaven Posted by Wattson on Jul 14, 2017

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It’s the perfect time of year to think about... house ventilation Summer time and the living’s easy. It’s that time of year again, my friends. A Florida summer is the perfect time to hit the beach, take the kids to the water park and roast marshmallows over a crackling fire. But it’s not just the marshmallows roasting these day...

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What Temperature to Set Your Air Conditioner to Save Money Posted by Wattson on Jun 27, 2017

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Understanding what temperature to set air conditioners for optimal comfort will keep your energy bills in check. If the high energy costs of long Florida summers are getting you down, we're here to help. Your thermostat settings determine how often your air conditioner must run, and setting the temperature too low in the summer will d...

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Spray Foam Insulation: Your HVAC System’s Best Friend Posted by Wattson on Jun 20, 2017

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Building science experts refer to a home as a system: a series of components that work together to keep the home comfortable, safe, and secure.  Consider your HVAC system for example.  While it's comprised of it's own parts, it's also a major part of your home's overall ecosystem. Fixing HVAC system issues on a one-off basis may ...

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The Best Options for Insulating Walls in Florida Homes Posted by Wattson on Apr 25, 2017

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Are you building a new home in Florida? If so, this is the perfect opportunity to think about insulating your walls. The best time to install insulation is while the home is being built and wall cavities have not been sealed up yet. There are lots of different insulation options on the market, but for the best results, we recommend in...

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Why Insulation for the Attic Is a Must-Have in FL Homes Posted by Wattson on Apr 18, 2017

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Insulation in your walls, floors, and ceilings helps to keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter. But the story doesn't end there. There are different insulation requirements and recommendations for different parts of your home. Today we'll go over insulation for your attic and why it's essential to your Florida home...

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Why You Need Insulation in Your New Construction Tampa Home Posted by Wattson on Nov 25, 2016

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Building a home from the ground up provides you with endless opportunities for customization. Check out these benefits of outfitting your new construction Tampa home with insulation. Home insulation is mandated by law. Did you know that Florida homes built before 1975 were not required by law to have insulation? Now Florida buildin...

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How Can I Make Sure I’m Buying the Right Insulation for My Home? Posted by Wattson on Oct 20, 2015

How Can I Make Sure I'm Buying the Right Insulation for My Home

Properly insulating your home is one of the keys to maximizing your home’s energy efficiency and keeping your utility bills as low as possible. There are several things to consider when it comes to insulating your home such as climate, home design, and budget. Having a properly insulated home improves the comfort of your home by ...

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