Category: Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Why Air Conditioned Rooms Stay Cooler With Spray Foam Insulation Posted by Wattson on Jul 4, 2021

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Summer is in full swing, and in Florida, that means heat, humidity, and more heat! All across the state, air conditioners will be running full steam ahead to try to keep up with the hot weather. But what does this mean for Florida homeowners? You may have already prepared your home for the season, but how can you be sure you can beat ...

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10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Hot Summer Posted by Wattson on Jun 24, 2021

Summer has finally arrived! Before you bust out the sunscreen and make for the outdoors, you’ll want to ensure that your home is also ready for summer’s heat. These ten home preparation tips will help your home stay cool without skyrocketing your energy bill. 1. Install a programmable thermostat. These nifty devices allow you to s...

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How To Choose a Solar Company Posted by Wattson on Dec 4, 2020

When it comes to solar, not every company is made the same. With so many available options on the market, how do you choose the right company for your solar needs? Well, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of our top recommendations for what you should be on the lookout for when choosing a solar company. Tip #1: Do Your Resea...

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Act Fast: Florida Solar Tax Incentives Expiring Soon! Posted by Wattson on Aug 11, 2020

Update 12/27/20: The solar investment tax credit (ITC), which was scheduled to drop to 22% in 2021, will be extended for two more years at 26%! You can learn more about the energy tax credit extensions here. Have you been looking to make the switch to solar? In the Sunshine State, it's a no-brainer. It seems like we're always in a summ...

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Florida Hurricane Season Tip: Be Prepared With Solar Battery Storage Posted by Wattson on Jun 4, 2020

Solar Battery Storage for Storm Power Outages Hurricane season is as unpredictable as it is devastating. Having a solar battery storage system can help during power outages caused by a hurricane. During the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, there were 18 total storms reported, racking up over $10 billion in damages altogether. In Florid...

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Is Spray Foam Insulation Worth it For Your Florida Home? Posted by Wattson on Nov 3, 2017

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If you’re like many people, you don’t give your home’s insulation a whole lot of thought. After all, it’s hidden in your floors, attic, and walls - out of sight, out of mind, right? But your insulation is an absolutely vital part of your home. It’s the barrier between your home and the air outside. Are you building a new hom...

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Florida Snowbirds: How to Reopen Your Winter Home Posted by Wattson on Oct 27, 2017

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Florida Snowbirds - welcome back to the land of sunshine and warm temperatures! We hope you enjoyed your New England summer! But now that you’ve flown south for the winter, it’s time to make sure your winter home is ready for you. Reopening Your Florida Home When you left Florida in the spring, you almost certainly went through a ...

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Insulation Ratings: What FL Homeowners Need to Know Posted by Wattson on Oct 20, 2017

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As October comes to a close, many people around the country are bracing for a winter full of snow and ice. And while many Floridians are expecting temperatures to drop as we get into the winter months, right now air conditioners are still humming across the state. The downside of living somewhere that’s warm for so many months of th...

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3 Reasons You Can’t Keep Your Home Warm in Florida Winter Posted by Wattson on Oct 18, 2017

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Florida is well known as one of the warmest states in the country, and for good reason. As winter approaches the rest of the United States, many northerners will begin to fly south for the winter, seeking warmer temperatures and an escape from the snow. But whether you’re a snowbird or a Florida local, you’ll start to notice lower...

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How to Prevent Mold with Spray Foam Insulation Posted by Wattson on Oct 16, 2017

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When you think of mold, does your mind wander to that loaf of bread you left on the counter too long? It’s gross, but that type of mold is relatively harmless - tossing it in the trash quickly gets rid of your problem. Other types of mold and mildew lurking in your home are much harder to get rid of - not to mention they’re ha...

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