Proper Insulation Means Lower San Diego Energy Bills

TR Construction typically only does insulation as part of a larger job.

Temperatures are going up and, unfortunately, so is your energy bill. In the summer, heat naturally flows into your home, and in the winter it naturally flows out of your home. Insulation resists the flow of heat, which in turn decreases the costs of heating and cooling your home.

Many San Diego homes simply don’t have enough insulation to meet today’s energy efficiency standards. Providing sufficient insulation in your home is a cost effective way to reduce your heating and cooling costs. According to the U.S Department of Energy, adding new insulation may pay for itself in just a few short years.

There are numerous places in your home that can benefit from increased insulation.

The most cost-effective area to insulate is your attic. We recommend at least installing rolls of R-30 installation inside all the joist cavities. But you can add an additional layer of heat transfer protection by installing another roll of R-30 insulation perpendicularly. Another option is to use blown-in insulation, which can also provide R-30 protection.

Adding insulation to your home not only decreases energy costs, but it provides a more comfortable climate inside your home year round.

Here is an example of what TR Construction’s Roofing Division can do for you. While other roofing companies would not be interested nor have the level of expertise to do this type of work; we have journeyman roofers and carpenters to install R-30 insulation in between your rafters. Some of you may have a cathedral type ceiling where there is not a functional attic space to access for additional insulation. We can tear off your old roof, pop and remove all the plywood and install the required R-30 insulation in the rafters which will decrease your heating and cooling bills. While the roof is open, our licensed Electrician can install electrical ceiling fan boxes in your bedroom, living room, dining room, and all areas that were inaccessible before. Also, at this time there are tax incentives and rebates for those willing to support the green movement and give you that badly needed roof insulation and roof of your dreams.