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Improving The Energy Efficiency Of Your Duct System

Posted On: February 17, 2015

Your duct system is considered the “lungs” of your home. Learn about the energy losses and costs that can be associated with your duct system as well as potential health hazards. Learn to identify the tell-tale signs of duct problems, and consider having a professional inspection of your duct system by getting a home energy…

Six Reasons To Replace Your Insulation

Posted On: February 4, 2015

Home insulation is paramount to the proper heating and cooling of a home. While insulation in a newer house is usually high-quality, insulation in an older home actually wears with age. If worn insulation is not replaced, it could mean a significant increase on the electricity bill, uncomfortable rooms or drafts, among many other problems….

Earth Friendly Insulation

Posted On: January 22, 2015

Insulation, by reducing the amount of energy required to heat or cool a building, is by its nature environmentally friendly. Residential and commercial energy use is responsible for 11% of all CO2 emissions in the United States. The Department of Energy’s ENERGY STAR program was created to help protect our environment, and insulation is key…

Air Sealing Where It Counts

Posted On: January 15, 2015

This graph shows which structural air-leaks drive up energy costs the most, allowing you to maximize efforts toward reinforcing your home’s building envelope. Your home’s attic usually has the largest opportunity for improving energy savings and comfort . Even homes that might be considered “newer” often have insufficient levels of insulation for our climate. If you’re…

The Dirt On Crawl Spaces

Posted On: January 6, 2015

The majority of homes in central Virginia are built over crawl spaces. Most of us don’t want to think about our crawl spaces, and why would we? A crawl space that has not been retrofitted has a dirt floor, is likely damp, may show signs of rotting wood, mold, mildew, critter infestation, radon–all kinds of…

Got Mold?

Posted On: December 30, 2014

Microscopic mold spores are everywhere—indoors and out. And when excessive moisture accumulates in a building or on building materials, mold growth will often occur, particularly if the moisture problem remains undiscovered or unaddressed. Surprisingly, mold can spread throughout a building in as little as 2-3 days. Molds produce allergens, irritants, and in some cases, potentially…

Foundation Waterproofing

Using Mar-flex 5000, we can waterproof any structure with an adhesive seamless barrier that coats your foundation with a high-quality membrane.

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Spray Foam Insulation

The spray application method allows for continuous insulation and an air sealing barrier on walls, roofs, in tight corners, and all contoured surfaces.

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Cellulose Insulation

Made of 75-85% recycled paper, cellulose is the most environmentally friendly and efficient way to insulate your new or existing residential or commercial buildings.

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Green Remodeling

Beyond energy efficiency, we’ll work with you on a number of eco-friendly building improvements that help you qualify for certifications such as LEED for Homes or ENERGY STAR.

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Fiberglass Insulation

Made of up to 40% recycled materials, fiberglass is available as blown-in loose fill, rolls, or batts, and is one of the best ways to reduce your energy bills.

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Radiant Barriers

In a climate such as Virginia’s, radiant barriers or “foil insulation” can be used in tandem with other materials to reduce cooling bills in the summer.

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Energy Audits

We’ll find the leaks and shortfalls of your current insulation, then provide a cost-effective plan that works for you and your project.

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Optimizing your building’s energy efficiency is one of the best investments you can make for comfort, lower bills, a reduced carbon footprint, and air quality.

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Crawl Space Encapsulation

Vented crawl spaces are no longer the way to go. Reduce excess moisture and prevent mold growth by isolating the crawl space from outside moisture.

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Mold Remediation

From the lab test to the mold removal to prevention systems, our whole-home approach to air quality ensures comfort and safety for your family.

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