Congressmen Peter Welch and partners promote “Button Up Vermont” weatherization effort. As winter approaches, Vermonters encouraged to save energy, stay comfortable, and lower bills Oct. 1, 2018 – Williston, VT – With thermometers beginning to drop and recent news that carbon emissions in Vermont have increased, spokespeople from participating Vermont organizations will join Congressman Peter […]
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The cost of spray foam insulation can sound daunting to many homeowners especially when compared to cheaper alternatives like Fiberglass Insulation. While fiberglass can be significantly cheaper is also way less effective and not as energy efficient especially in the extremely cold conditions that are common to Vermont winters. Here is our list of the […]
Fall Has Arrived! The arrival of Fall means cooler weather is just around the corner and it’s time to switch gears from cooling to heating. To maintain optimal comfort, drive energy efficiency through the heating months, and protect your HVAC investment, Mitsubishi recommends you clean your filters regularly. Fall Maintenance for your Mitsubishi […]
Spray foam insulation is developed from 2 types of composite material, polyurethane and isocyanate. When combined, the 2 materials chemically react to expand and harden. During the insulation process, the 2 materials are sprayed at the same time from the tip of a spray foam gun allowing them to expand and form a protective layer […]
Homeowner’s complaints “[The] Downstairs bedroom is cold, family room above garage is hot in summer.” Homeowner’s goals “Reduce ice buildup in the back of the house above kitchen. Lower energy costs. Reduce summer heat cost in family room.” Primary Issues: Ice Jambs on the north side of the house are being caused by insulation and […]