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Many homeowners in Frankfort, IL go to great lengths to reduce their energy bills, especially during the summer months of the year. They keep their HVAC systems running as little as possible, turn off lights whenever they’re not at home and keep their showers short, all the while thinking that these are the best ways to save money on home energy costs.
While these and other techniques are certainly steps in the right direction, they don’t even scratch the surface of the savings associated with adding insulation to your home.
Do I Need an Insulation Upgrade?
Many people assume that their homes were properly insulated when they were first constructed. While this may be the case in some situations, it’s unfortunately not always true. As many as 90% of U.S. homes are under-insulated, and the vast majority of these homeowners don’t even realize that they have a problem on their hands. If you tend to experience drafts or you can simply never get your home to be quite as comfortable as you’d like it to be, chances are you’re in need of a spray foam insulation upgrade.
Guesswork won’t do you any favors when it comes to enhancing home efficiency and comfort, so it’s important to get the information necessary for knowing for sure whether or not you need to address your insulation. You need to find out the following:
Where your home is and isn’t insulated
What type of insulation has been installed
The insulation’s R-value
You can most likely get this information from the builder if your home is relatively new. For those who live in older homes, however, an inspection will need to be performed, and there’s no way to get a better sense of whether or not you require new insulation than to schedule a home energy audit with Assured Energy Solutions
Why Schedule an Energy Audit?
At Assured Energy Solutions, we believe that there are few home performance upgrades which are quite as essential as insulation, especially considering how often we see it lacking in homes throughout IL. Our home energy audit process is the first step towards determining exactly which areas in your home require new insulation, if any, and we’ll work with your budget to come up with a plan that will boost home performance, reduce your energy bills and create a more comfortable home environment.
Ready to take a closer look at your home’s insulation? Contact us to learn more or to schedule an appointment for a home energy audit today!