Category Archives: Unvented Attics

Low Impact Development

Low impact development (LID) is the practice of using techniques in building and construction that minimize the effect that development will have on the quality of the surrounding environment. LID emphasizes conservation and use of on-site natural features to protect … Continue reading

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What is Home Energy Store?

I am often asked, What is Home Energy Store?  The idea really started about 6 years ago- when talking with my dad I asked him if he thought a retail location for saving energy would work.  I really do not … Continue reading

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Insulation Removal a Must with Unvented Roof Decks

The unvented roof deck with spray foam insulation is growing in popularity in existing homes.  Spray foam is installed under the roof deck and on the gable end walls.  This house “cap” saves energy by placing HVAC equipment in a friendly … Continue reading

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Foamed Attics Keep Out the Heat

As summer approaches, our attic temperatures are beginning to rise.  Pull down your access and head into your attic on an 80 degree day and you will find attic temperatures often over 100 degrees.  This intense heat is hard on … Continue reading

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1st Things 1st- Vapor Barrier is Where You Start

We are often asked when it comes to home energy efficiency, where one should start when analyzing their home.  Attic? Crawl Space? Windows?…..all important to saving energy.  But the answer is much simpler- you should start with a vapor barrier … Continue reading

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