Energy-Smart Advice for Remodeling
The time to think about the energy impact of an addition is before demolition begins
In this video, professional home-energy auditor John Jennings makes his recommendations to ensure that a forthcoming shed dormer attached to this 1950s Cape will be insulated and vented correctly. The end of the building envelope determines the type of insulation that should be used, and Jennings offers options for traditional fiberglass batting, blown-in and sprayed cellulose, and rigid foam.
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