Keeping the Heat InFebruary 11th 2011
With the cold weather setting in, we've been receiving many calls and email inquiries from homeowners across Western Canada regarding how to properly insulate and draftproof various aspects of their homes.
Insulation, in addition to air sealing and controlling moisture will save energy and increase your home's comfort. Basements can account for 20 to 35 percent of a home's total heat loss. When you are preparing to insulate these areas there are few things to consider before you begin such as ventilation. For the proper application process refer to Natural Resources Canada, Keeping the Heat In publication. It's available online or you can order a free copy by calling 1-800-387-2000.
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