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Insulation Basics

Posted: April 1, 2019

Wall insulation

It may not be as “sexy” as installing a new kitchen or investing in a high-tech HVAC system, but if you want one of the best bang-for-the-buck ways to add value to your Massachusetts home (or to save money on your home energy bill), look no further than adding insulation to your attic.

According to Remodeling.com, an investment in insulation for your attic will recoup an average of 86.1 percent of its investment in a New England home – more than any other single home improvement investment measured by the website.

But what kind of insulation should you add, and how much? To answer these questions and more, let’s take a look at some home insulation basics.

Insulation 101

Of course, improving insulation alone won’t help you get the most from your home heating and cooling systems – you also need high efficiency, high performance heating and cooling equipment that is properly matched to your home, installed correctly, and regularly maintained by a professional.

But all other things considered, insulation will go a long way to helping you spend less to feel more comfortable…and isn’t that what we’re all after?

For more energy tips, visit our blog regularly – or contact us for great solutions to your efficiency challenges – including super efficient, money saving boilers and furnaces!