OVERVIEW OF THE SERVICE
Comfort and efficiency is our main focus and our specialty. Save energy and money while regulating the heat transfer throughout your home.
WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO HAVE INSULATION completed BY Ecohome?
Make your home more comfortable and energy efficient by having our team of experienced installation professionals assess your attic and provide the best solution ensuring years of comfort ahead.
Having a company like Ecohome/Ecoheat perform your home energy upgrades will ensure you receive the highest quality product along with the highest level of workmanship.
We offer complete energy packages along with our easy in house financing. Call today to book an appointment (506) 847-4328.
WHY SHOULD YOU INSTALL THIS PRODUCT?
It’s your home and every room should be warm and comfortable. If you have cold walls, floors, signs of mold, or even ice buildup on your roof, proper insulation may be exactly what you need to help. Our Installation Experts can ensure the proper job is done, which can also help you save up to 20% on your heating and cooling costs; in addition, help decrease noise levels and temperature fluctuations.
Ecohome/Ecoheat products and installation process could also qualify for the ENERGY STAR® home sealing and insulation program*, so you will save money in the long term too.
** Up to 20% heating and cooling savings based on Hot 2000, Version 8.7 run for a 2 storey 1972 type base house with 1149 sf per floor for an increase from R-8 to R-40 in the attic in Canadian climates. Savings vary depending on original amount of insulation in your home, climate, house size, air leaks, and personal energy use and living habits.
HOW TO TELL IF YOU NEED NEW INSULATION
There are some key indicators you can look for:
- Ongoing increase in energy and heating bills.
- Fluctuating temperatures throughout the house that are difficult to stabilize.
- Cold drafts inside the house when windows and doors are closed.
- A stiff and crumbling texture in existing insulation.
- Existing insulation has not been replaced for a number of years. (Keep in mind that building codes are routinely updated. For example, today’s base building code required R50 insulation in an attic compared to 20 years ago, when R30 was the minimum base requirement.)
- Prolonged exposure to extreme weather conditions, such as heavy rainfall or rapid snow accumulation.
- Recurring infestation of wildlife and insects in your insulation.
Trust that a Ecohome/Ecoheat Energy Expert can help you identify your home’s need for proper or increased insulation and also assess potential problems with your current insulation. Book an in-home consultation now by calling (506) 847-4328
COMMON INSULATION MYTHS
Myth 1: Insulating a ceiling forces more heat to leak out of windows.
Fact: Adding insulation to one part of a home won’t increase the “pressure” on heat losses through other parts, but poorly insulated areas will continue to be major sources of heat/cooling loss.
Myth 2: Stuffing thicker insulation into a smaller space increases its R-value.
Fact: Fibreglass insulation works like trapped air pockets: compressing it decreases the amount of air trapped and reduces its R-value.
Myth 3: Mold Likes Fibreglass
Fact: Fibreglass doesn’t hold water very well unless it is soaked and does not provide food for biological growth. Soiled fibreglass happens when it captures dirt as air flows through it, not because of mould.
YOUR INSULATION CHOICES
Loose-fill blown-in insulation
- Does not absorb moisture
- Resists mould
- Is noncombustible and noncorrosive
- Maintains insulating power over time
R-60 top up insulation
- Is especially effective when combined with a radiant barrier foil installed on the underside of your roof. It blocks radiant heat and keeps house insulation cooler and more efficient.
To step up your home’s energy efficiency, choose a higher R-value insulation to prevent heat loss or gain, reduce heating and cooling costs and increase comfort. Because blown-in loose-fill insulation doesn’t settle, it maintains the same energy-saving level over time.
INSULATION: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What factors should I consider when choosing to install insulation?
A: Here are 5 factors to consider when choosing to install insulation:
1) Energy Efficiency
4) Type of Insulation Materials
5) Insulation Method
Q: What are the types of insulation materials offered by Ecohome/Ecoheat?
A: Ecohome/Ecoheat offers two types of insulation materials – fibreglass or cellulose.
Q: What are the insulation brands offered?
A: Owen’s Corning AttiCat or ProPink, Weathershield or Cocoon Cellulose Insulation.
Q: How will I know how much insulation I need?
A: Most homes have some insulation, but to meet optimum energy efficiency it is best to speak with an Ecohome/Ecoheat energy consultant who can also review any government energy efficiency rebates available, and advise you on which insulation best suits your needs, all during a in-home consultation. Call 506-847-4328 or visit us at 103 Hampton Road, Rothesay, N.B.
Q: What are the available methods of payment
A: All major credit cards, personalized cheques, and financing options with our in house financing as low as 6.9% and up to 15 year terms.
Excellent installation service. Completed on time and at cost quoted. – Valued Client