Ideal Home Energy Blog
By Kierra Barraza Whole House Fans are exhaust systems that are installed in the homes attic to circulate air. This particular fan pulls air from your living areas and exerts the air into the attic by pulling fresh, cooler air from outside. This system uses 90 % less energy than your typical air conditioning unit. If an air conditioning
by Kierra Barraza Have you found yourself asking what the difference is between Fiberglass and Cellulose Insulation? These 2 insulation types take two routes to achieve similar goals. If you’re looking for loose fill or blown in insulation that is good for the environment and is made of recycled goods then look no further. Let’s dive into the differences
By Kierra Barraza The U.S. Department of Energy suggest that you should have your insulation inspected at least once a year. If you have recently had a roof leak or replacement, leaky vapor barriers or unwanted rodents, you should replace your insulation to keep your energy bills low and maintain a comfortable home. High Energy Bills 50% – 70% of the
1) Saves you money Insulating your attic space can be a great investment for your home. Residential heating and cooling account for 60% of the energy used in the average American home. If your home is uninsulated or under-insulated, you will be spending more than you should to heat or cool your home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency,
Getting your monthly utility bill can be frustrating for some people! Sometimes it’s hard to understand how your home could possibly be using that much energy? Luckily, we live in a time where everything can be measured, assessed and improved! You might be wondering how you can you do this with your home’s energy use? The answer is simple!