Energy Assessments - Building Diagnostics - Contracting Services
Infrared Diagnostics bring to life locations of heat loss through the building shell. The roof is aglow due to interior warm air escaping into attic space. Ice dams!Infrared imaging is used to locate heating elements in ceilings or radiant floors as well as a patch work of cold exterior wall surfaces.A blower door is a crucial diagnostic tool used to determine the airtightness of the building envelope (air barrier). Air leakage is the primary drive of heat loss and comfort compromises. Wow! This home is in eastern Mass. Ice damming galore, a building durability nightmare. Don't just chip away the ice. Fix the root problem....heat loss!Living Energy Smart! Our clients want to be part of a solution. They recognize the value of a home energy retrofit both economically and environmentally; and, on a societal level. By improving their quality of living our clients help us all. Thank you.A bay window that had damp fiberglass and moldy sheet rock. After inspection, the wall was insulated with high performance closed cell spray foam. Air and water tight, R24.BPI certified Gary Gronokowski fills rafter bays with dense pack cellulose. Over the rafters is 2" foil board. The once cold kneewall is now warm, airtight and has NO MICE!2x12 rafters...2" foil board is also a chute vent for soffit to peak roof venting. Coated with spray foam and then bay dense packed with cellulose for high R, air and vapor tight. Rafter bays dense packed with cellulose. Gable walls are insulated with 4" of foil face foam board, R24. Nick Moore installer Your investment, our work will help to preserve a healthy earth for generations. We are a part of the solution.