Energy efficient upgrades / Discussions

Are their grants in my area?

We have an extremely old house and we are loosing lots of heat!

Posted by Shannon Hutchison Jan. 29, 2021, 10:30 a.m. 0 Responses

What kind of incentive are available for a high performance net zero home?

...upgrades. thanks Tax credits and other financial incentives for energy efficiency upgrades will vary by city, state and province, so any incentives available ...

Posted by Matt Garrod March 28, 2021, 3:37 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

How do you insulate a 70s home with 2x4 walls that has fiber glass insulation?

What is the best way to insulate from the outside? Rock wool? How costly of a project is this? Here is an article that will give you a starting place about tea...

Posted by Mark Aussenegg Nov. 26, 2018, 6:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

I have many issues with my house where should I start?

...energy efficient upgrades. Please have a read on a few of these pages, and once you have a better idea of what you want to get done and your budget we are mor...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Sept. 29, 2019, 3:08 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?

...Energy Audit and found that my home has 6.5ACH at 50 pascals. Providing I performed the "recommended" upgrades for air sealing (which I am in the midst of) it i...

Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses

Is it OK to put 1 inch of EPS under vinyl siding with no wall insulation?

...efficient of expansion and the expansion of the siding over the EPS insulation (same goes for XPS) can cause a squeaking noise that can be heard through the wal...

Posted by Roger Smith Nov. 12, 2019, 6:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...energy efficient upgrades . The honest question, is there simply is no single 'best way' to do it, so if someone tells you that, they're wrong. It depends on yo...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?

...energy efficient upgrades might bring greater comfort, as well as be the best bet financially into the future. First things first – do your radiators overheat...

Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses