Home Energy Efficiency Tips

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Can You Put Insulation Against a Roof with a Sloped Ceiling?

November 7, 2022

Yes, you can and should put insulation against a roof with a sloped ceiling. Read this article to learn more about sloped ceiling insulation benefits, especially for older homes here in Southern New England. Does Roof Insulation Make a Difference? You bet it does. There is an easy way to tell whether your attic needs…

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Why is Air Sealing Important?

October 31, 2022

Air infiltration is the exchange of conditioned air from inside the house to the outside and vice versa. Air leaks can cause problems such as occupant discomfort, poor indoor air quality and moisture issues. Air sealing is the most effective solution not only to mitigate these problems but also to reduce your energy use by…

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What is Duct Sealing and How Can it Lower Your Energy Bill?

October 24, 2022

“Energy Star reports that between 20 and 30 percent of all air that moves through a duct system is lost to leaks. They claim by sealing and insulating ducts, you could notice greater energy savings, better indoor air quality, and improved safety.” – EnergyStar What is Duct Sealing? Most duct systems are a mix of…

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Why Are The Floors In My House So Cold?

October 10, 2022

Possible Causes of Cold Floors in Your Home: The floor is above an unheated garage and improperly insulated. The floor is above an unfinished basement and improperly insulated. The floor is cantilevered outside the foundation footprint and improperly insulated. The floor is above an unheated crawlspace and improperly insulated. Cold Floor Solutions: Remove improperly installed…

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Save the Date: The 14th Annual Green Festival

September 5, 2022

September 10, 2022 Do you consider yourself environmentally conscious? Do you want to learn about products and ideas that will help you live in a more sustainable way? Come and mingle with the many vendors who do just that. Energy Geeks is proud to once again be part of this annual event while also promoting…

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Why The Room Above Garage Is Cold … And How To Fix It

June 20, 2022

The Room Above the Garage is Cold If you own a home with a garage underneath you are probably no stranger to cold floors. Cold floors in rooms above garages is one of the most frequent complaints we hear. They are uncomfortable to the touch and rob the entire room of heat. Often these frigid…

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