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We Answer Your Insulation FAQ

2018-01-12T04:58:58+00:00 By |Categories: Insulation, Spray Foam Insulation|

Find immediate answers to your questions with these home and building insulation FAQs. Q: What type of insulation do I need? A: The type of insulation you need depends on where it will be installed, what R-values are required, and your budget.The U.S. Department of Energy recommends different R-values for different zones. In Florida, a [...]

Air Sealing

2018-01-07T13:02:20+00:00 By |Categories: Air Sealing, Spray Foam Insulation|

While it’s well-known that homes require insulation to mitigate heat loss through walls, ceilings and floors, the concept of air sealing is often less understood. superiorinsulationservices.com Air leaks occur when outside air enters and conditioned air leaves your house uncontrollably through cracks and openings. In addition to wasting energy, air leaks may [...]

Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation

2017-08-15T04:09:23+00:00 By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Closed-cell spray foam insulation is renowned for being a superior material for both residential and commercial projects. Its unique application allows it to improve energy-efficiency while also enclosing conditioned air inside the structure, thus, reducing the amount of money spent on wasted energy. It’s also virtually impervious to moisture, preventing the loss of R-value, as well [...]

Ductless Cooling & Heating Options for a Home or Business

2017-06-05T19:29:38+00:00 By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Believe it or not one of the most devastating aspects of any commercial or residential HVAC system isn’t the compressor, condenser, blower motor, or any of the other moving parts; it’s the thing that does supposedly nothing – the duct system. Duct systems not only carry allergens, dander, and debris to every room in the house, [...]

Get That Crawl Space Insulated

2017-04-16T16:55:09+00:00 By |Categories: Crawl Space|

Homes in New England are built on many different kinds of foundations, including slabs, crawl spaces, unfinished basements, and finished basements. Many people know why it’s necessary to insulate your attic and basement, it’s important to understand the benefits from insulation beneath you in your crawl space. What’s A Crawl Space? A crawl space is a space beneath your house that’s big enough [...]

Get Your Home Ready for Spring: Make Your Home Energy Efficient

2017-05-19T17:32:08+00:00 By |Categories: Attic Insulation, Energy Efficiency, Insulation|

"Spring has sprung"...as they say. For many, this means great weather and finally being able to be outdoors more. For others, spring is the time of year for cleaning and home improvements, especially because the heat of summer is right around the corner. The more you get done when temperatures are mild, the less you'll have to [...]

Home Insulation FAQ’s

2017-05-19T17:33:03+00:00 By |Categories: Insulation|

Q: What type of insulation do I need?A: The type of insulation you need actually depends on where it needs to be installed, what R-values are required, and your budget. The U.S. Department of Energy recommends different R-values for different zones.Q: What is loose-fill fiberglass?A: Loose-fill fiberglass insulation is usually blown into unfinished attics, nonconforming spaces and [...]

Ductless Mini Splits: A Maintenance Checklist for Efficiency

2017-05-19T17:36:04+00:00 By |Categories: Ductless Mini|

When traditional ductwork is not an ideal choice for your home or business, Connecticut Retrofit can install a ductless mini split instead. The advantages of a ductless system include an inexpensive installation and less operational costs when compared to traditional ducted systems, as well as simpler maintenance. Because a ductless mini split is easy to maintain, you [...]