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As one of the few home inspection companies in the Dallas area providing infrared thermography with every inspection (at no additional cost), we pride ourselves in providing this needed value to our clients. This state of the art technology utilizes an infrared imaging camera that can "see" and "measure" the invisible heat energy that is emitted by the building components.
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Magnetic Vent Covers - Help reduce heating and air conditioning costs by preventing hot or cold air from entering rooms where it is not needed - spare rooms, attics, basements, etc. Makes homes more energy efficient, and enables better temperature control and increased comfort in occupied rooms. These vent covers magnetically attach to metal registers closing off air more effectively. Attractive, practical and easy to install - they really work!
17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home
Seal Foam With Foam - Basement or crawl space rim joists are a major source of energy loss in a house, so it's well worth the effort to add insulation and seal any cracks and gaps. A good DIY approach is to cut rigid foam insulation to fit between the joists. Cut it about 1/2 in. undersized so it's easy to fit in. Shim the rigid foam in place with little chunks of foam. Then fill the space around it with expanding foam. Don't forget to caulk or foam the joint between the sill plate and the f...
Sill plates and rim joists are usually poorly insulated (if at all) and very leaky. So if you have an unfinished basement, grab some silicone or acrylic latex caulk to seal the sill plate. If you simply have fiberglass insulation stuffed against the rim joist, pull it out. Run a bead of caulk between the edge of the sill plate and the top of the foundation wall. Use expanding spray foam anywhere there are gaps larger than 1/4 in. between the sill and the foundation.
Anatomy of an Energy Efficient Home
There are dozens of simple little things you can start doing in your day-to-day life that, when done consistently over time, can mean a huge difference to the future of our environment … and there’s no better place to start than in your very own home. With just a few adjustments and additions, you can make your home much more energy-efficient. And while installing and implementing these changes may cost you a little extra up front, in the long run you’ll be saving hundreds on your energy bil...