How Does a Radiant Barrier Work?
A properly installed radiant barrier can boost energy efficiency by reflecting radiant heat for a highly effective insulation solution. Most other insulation neglects heat radiation, operating on heat conduction and convection instead. However, in especially warm and hot climates (like summers in Colorado), it makes all the difference when applied correctly. What is a Radiant
Weatherizing Your Home
The Department of Energy estimates that weatherized homes save about 32 percent on their energy costs, amounting to over $400 in annual savings. In most cases, weatherization and insulation go hand in hand. Even when there’s no air leak, adequately insulating your residence keeps heat from escaping. Keep reading to find out what weatherization is,
Energy Saving Heating Tips
Don’t let high heating bills spoil your winter. Whether you’re curled up in a blanket at home to watch a movie, or you’re starting your morning when it’s still dark outside, you shouldn’t have to choose between drafty air or sudden price hikes for your heating. At Colorado Insulation & Whole House Fans, we’re here to help you winterize your home and keep your energy bills well within your budget. Read our quick winter guide to energy efficiency and cutting down on electricity use this season.
How to Find Air Leaks in Your Home
Have you noticed a sudden spike in your energy bills that is not in tandem with your energy consumption? You might have air leaks in your house. When you have leaks in your house, it becomes more difficult to warm your home, thus driving up your energy bills. Finding and sealing these air leaks is