Category Archives: Airseal & Insulate

Conserving Energy to Improve Lives

Conserving Energy to Improve Lives >> view entire video segment here Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 5:13 pm | Updated: 8:08 am, Wed Jul 22, 2015. Cat Reid creid@waaytv.com | 0 comments Posted on Jul 21, 2015 by Cat Reid WAAY 31 is proud to help the hometowns of the Tennessee Valley with our One Million Dollar Community Investment. Non-profits around the region… Continue Reading

The Comfort Project: Keeping Homes Warm This Winter for Underserved Families

Cost-burdened households in north Alabama will save 20% or more every year on home energy bills thanks to the 2015 Comfort Project, a community partnership between Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG) and the non-profit Nexus Energy Center. The project utilizes the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program to identify the most cost-effective… Continue Reading

The Best Way to Prevent Home Water Pipes from Freezing

January cold snaps like the Polar Vortex test the quality of your home construction because it only takes a small defect in insulation and air-sealing to freeze a pipe. Unfortunately, most homes have dozens of places where pipes can freeze because home builders and home buyers rarely pay attention to the thermal performance of a home… Continue Reading

Found: James Brown’s Home Air Sealing Performance

A recently found video of James Brown has the legendary performer in a public service announcement for home air sealing with blower door, a diagnostic tool used by home performance contractors. The three-minute clip was posted May 8th on the Energy Vanguard blog by Allison Bailes, a home energy efficiency expert and educator in Decatur, Georgia. His… Continue Reading