Insulating for Sound

WHY INSULATE FOR SOUND IN YOUR HOME? Today’s lifestyle is often a loud one. Modern appliances and amenities coupled with today’s high ceilings, hardwood floors, and air tight structures help create beautiful indoor environments, but also contribute to noise levels that impact a family’s quality of life. Improving your home’s acoustic comfort with acoustic or

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Preventing Ice Dams

The Role of Insulation and Air Sealing in Preventing Ice Dams Do you see icicles dangling from your home’s roof or gutters? This could be a sign of a potentially costly problem. If you live in an area that experiences significant snowfall and cold temperatures, your home is a candidate for forming ice dams. What

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Insulating for Comfort

We all want a comfortable, cozy home. A comfortable home is one that consistently stays at a comfortable temperature throughout the day without any drafts. Many of us have experienced a room that’s too cold in the winter or too warm in the summer, and you avoid spending time in it. Insulating all exterior walls,

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Insulating for Value and Savings

How Can Insulation Help You Save Money? Adding insulation is one of the most cost effective ways to save on energy costs. According to Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), a well-insulated and air-sealed home “sometimes pays for itself in less than a year and continues to payback for the life of the house.” Your savings potential

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Boost Energy Efficiency by Air Sealing Your Home

Improving the building envelope of your house is one of the best ways to get better energy efficiency. Air sealing your home considerably reduces your monthly energy bills, improves your home’s comfort, promotes healthier indoor air quality and helps to protect the environment. Any holes or gaps in your home’s “building envelope”, which consists of

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Financial Incentives for Insulation

Canadian governments, utilities and even banks across all provinces offer financial help for homeowners, business owners and industry to increase energy efficiency. The challenge is finding the details. It’s not that easy to see what’s available where you live, when the programs are active, and how to apply for grants and assistance. In this 2

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