Weatherization & Insulation in Vermont
Weatherization & Insulation Services
One of the most effective ways to increase the comfort of your home making it more energy efficient, is by air sealing and insulating the “thermal envelope”. Air sealing and insulation will also help to reduce your heating and cooling costs. ENERGY STAR estimates the savings to be as great as 20%.
We use the term “dense pack” when we are referring to cellulose installed at densities of 4.0 lbs/cuft. The settling and moisture problems of the past have been overcome with the advent of the dense pack cellulose installation technique.
When applied, spray foam insulation expands to fills every nook and cranny, making a tight seal in the building shell. We use environmentally friendly foam, that has the unique ecological benefit of recycling plastic waste into a Rigid Spray Polyurethane Foam. This helps to more efficiently utilize the world’s nonrenewable resources.
Loose fill cellulose is most often applied in areas with flat, horizontal surfaces. It is perfect for attic insulation, particularly when additional insulation needs to be added. Loose fill cellulose insulation can be added right on top of fiberglass insulation or other insulating materials.