A lot of homeowners living in Berkeley or Oakland, CA find themselves focusing more and more each year on improving energy efficiency.
Your home’s walls are usually the largest single surface area on the outside of the home. If your walls are not properly insulation this can cause a number of problems, ranging from excessive energy consumption to moisture in the walls that can cause mold growth and harm air quality. Insulating your walls is an easy way to make your home cooler in the summer, warmer in the winter, and quieter year-round. Hassler is the expert in wall insulation in Moraga, Albany, San Rafael, and surrounding areas.
Benefits of Proper Wall Insulation
Correctly installed insulation in your home’s walls will add numerous benefits to the functioning of your home, including:
Increased Home Efficiency
Boosted Home Comfort Levels
Reduced Demand on Heating/Cooling Systems
Lower Utility Bills
Drill & Fill Cellulose Insulation
Usually, your walls can be insulated without having to demolish plaster or drywall by using Drill and Fill Cellulose insulation. Our experienced team at Hassler uses advanced equipment to blow the cellulose into the wall cavities at high pressure by drilling 1-1/2 inch holes in the plaster or siding. After the install is complete, we patch the walls, leaving little trace of our work. This leaves your home weatherproof, air tight, and ready for surface finishing and painting.
California Rebates for Your Wall Insulation
Wall insulation has such a large and positive impact on the home, and many methods of insulating walls also reduce draftiness around doors, windows, light switches, plugs, and plumbing. To make wall insulation a reality for homeowners, it is frequently eligible for substantial rebates through the Energy Upgrade California Advanced program.
Start with a Hassler Energy Assessment
The best way to assess the particular needs in your home is to start with an energy assessment. This diagnostic test uncovers the areas of inefficiency in your home, and pinpoints areas that could use some smart efficiency upgrades. We’ll let you know our suggestions for improvement, which often times can include a cocktail of insulation, air sealing, and heating and cooling upgrades.
If you’d like to learn more about wall insulation, its benefits, and applicable rebates, please get in touch with us today!
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Tuesday, January 5, 2016