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Summer is here, hotter than ever, and we have been receiving numerous calls from customers saying, “why is my upstairs hotter than the rest of the house?” “Why is it hot upstairs at night when I am trying to go to sleep?” And, “why can’t I get even heating and cooling in my house?” These questions are major concerns that need to be addressed immediately and depending on the home, there could be a variety of reasons as to why. Based off of our experience, there are four key issues as to why the upstairs is hotter than the rest of the house.
Spring has sprung, and if your home isn’t properly optimized, the only thing that’ll be rising faster than the temperature will be your energy bill! Luckily, the experienced professionals at Energy Efficiency Experts are here to help you get ahead of Mother Nature and save significant money in the process. When it comes to your home, being proactive and resolving minor issues before they turn into major problems is key to improving your comfort, increasing
Early this morning we conducted a home energy audit of a small house with a Mansard roof. The main complaint is that the top floor is hotter than the 1st floor in summer and colder in winter. I went into the attic first and there is about 14″ of fiberglass insulation, we measured the house and started the blower door test. Under the new ASHRAE standards the