Many people don’t think about it, but your roof can be a major source of heating and cooling inefficiency! At the Jacobs’ home in Bethesda, MD, poor attic insulation and air leaks coming from the roofline were causing their HVAC efficiency to go down and their energy bills to go up!
This is what their attic looked like before. As you can see, there was almost no insulation between the trusses, and what was there was old and underperforming soit was easy for air to get in through the cracks. We removed the old insulation and replaced it with spray foam insulation, which expands to fill in every little hole it can find which effectively stops air infiltration. Now the attic looks like this:
It’s going to be hard for air to get in there!
We worked with our subcontractor, Foam inSEALators of Baltimore, to complete this project. They used a type of foam called Polymethylene PolyphenyleneIsocynate, which is one of the most effective types of spray foam installation available.
If you’re having problems with air infiltration in your attic or anywhere else in your home and you want to install spray foam insulation, call James A. Wheat & Sons today!