Energy efficiency is a top priority for homeowners. Advising clients on how to lower their heating and cooling costs while maintaining comfort is important for home inspectors. When homeowners have taken steps to make improvements, there are special inspection considerations. Read some useful tips in our latest article: Inspecting Added Blown Insulation in an Existing Vented Attic.
Installing insulation at the roof is an important step for protecting the home from moisture intrusion and energy loss. Read about how to inspect homes that use high-efficiency spray foam in Inspecting Spray-Foam Insulation Applied Under Plywood and OSB Roof Sheathing.
I just finished an article on fiberglass insulation. In it you can learn about the history of fiberglass, how it is made, its strengths and weaknesses as an insulator, associated hazards, and the insulation alternative cellulose.
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