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  2. Why insulation? • Having enough insulation rebates can save you thousands on heating costs. • Heating usually accounts for over 50% of the electricity used in electrically heated homes. • Stay comfortable all year round by reducing drafts and increasing insulation • Most air leaks in the home can be found by insulation.

  3. Different Types of Insulation: Materials • Fiberglass • Cellulose • Radiant barrier • Foam

  4. Fiberglass It can be either blown-in / loose-fill or a blanket system, great for all different types of areas, from the attic to the exterior walls. • Cellulose One of the most environmentally friendly types of insulation on the market, cellulose. Like fiberglass, cellulose insulation  works well in all types of areas and is ideal for soundproofing.

  5. Radiant barrier Radiant barrier insulation is installed in the attic and is a common type of reflective insulation. In fact, homes with radiant barrier insulation are about 10 degrees cooler than homes with no attic insulation. • Foam Rigid board is available as a foam panel that can be cut, and the panels vary in thickness and width. Rigid board insulation is usually installed in new homes and can help maximize energy efficiency.

  6. Air ceiling and insulation rebates • Before you going to insulate first you have to do air ceiling. • By improving the air sealing and insulation in your home you can save on your heating and cooling costs all year long. • Always air seal before adding insulation, then seal up holes, weather strip doors, caulk pipes and wires, insulate attic floors, basements, and crawl space walls. Any air sealing efforts will complement your insulation efforts, and vice versa

  7. Attic insulation • Properly insulating your attic is one of the easiest ways to improve heat retention and lower fuel bills • Attic insulation is great though if you can top-up your attic insulation to save even more heat and save money. • This high density top-up insulation easy-to-follow grid lines to make sizing, installing and cutting even easier.

  8. Wall insulation • Wall insulation is one of most changeling factor in home insulation • Proper insulation levels in exterior walls adjacent to living areas will help reduce demand on your air conditioning and heating system.  • If you are planning on remodeling the outside of your home.Itmakes it easy to install on the wall when the wall is exposed.

  9. Blowing Insulation into Walls • The professionals can blow insulation into a home with existing walls and ceilings without destroying the walls. • Instead, small holes are cut into the wall and the insulation is blown through a small tube into the wall cavity. • The holes can be drilled inside or outside of the home depending on the situation

  10. Basement insulation • Basements are notorious for problems with water intrusion, cold temperatures, humidity, mold, and uncomfortable. • A properly sealed, insulated, and moisture-protected basement will increase comfort, save on energy costs, improve durability, and reduce entry of moisture into the home.

  11. However, basement walls are one of the most controversial areas of a home to insulate and seal. • The energy savings of basement wall insulation vary depending on the local climate, type of heating system, cost of energy, and lifestyle of the occupant • Most basement water leakage is due to either bulk moisture leaks or capillary action.

  12. Crawlspace insulation • Having a crawl space under your house can make your home colder in the winter than a house built on a concrete slab • Also, mold and mildew can be a problem in a crawl space, so you need to be sure to guard against that as well. • crawl space sealed off from cold and moisture, your crawl space can be linked to your household HVAC system via vents. • That way, warm air is circulating under your floors, warming them up and helping to keep you toast

  13. Cost Benefits of Insulating Your Home • Insulating your home also has  cost benefits to you as homeowner. with added insulation your home will become much more energy efficient • Insulation will keep your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.

  14. This will reduce the amount of heating and cooling appliances you need to use to keep your home comfortable. • Because of this, home insulation will reduce your energy bills and the costs of cooling and heating your home. • The energy saving system will reduce the cost in your home.

  15. Environmental Benefits of Homeinsulation • Another benefit of insulation rebates to your home is a reduced environmental impact • With an insulated home you will be using less energy for heating and cooling your home. • This will reduce your carbon footprint, and also reduce the amount of chemicals released into the environment from air conditioning units.

  16. When to insulate? • The best time to install insulation is when you're building or renovating.  • Insulation should be combined with good design—including passive heating and cooling so it can do its job properly keeping you comfortable all year round. • Best professional energy inspectors are also available to insulate your home and make comfortable to live in any type of climate. • AES of Utah is also one of the leading best professional energy inspectors will insulate your home according to your needs

  17. Contact us AES OF UTAH 1422 South 800 West Suite C Woods Cross,UT 84087 (o) 801.590.3001 website: