In Orlando, Florida, the Duck Squad can help you save money on your utility bills right away, regardless of the season, by adding insulation to your HVAC ductwork.
Plus, you might need to add insulation to floors and attics. Check with the Orlando, FL, building inspector’s office to determine if you can add insulation to your attic and floors without a work permit. They can also fill you in on regulations and building codes that apply to energy efficiency.
Outdated building construction mentality speculated that Florida homes did not need insulation because it didn’t get that cold, and the added expense wasn’t worth it. Some technicians installed HVAC ducts without the benefit of sealing or insulating them. However, times have changed, and so has that mindset.
You can realize significant savings by making your home just a little more efficient. What that old mode of thinking didn’t consider was the effect on air-conditioned homes. Insulation helps keep your home cool as well as warm in the winter, and a sealed ductwork system helps keep it working better with less dust and debris.
The Florida Department of Energy will verify how much you could possibly save by adding insulation to your home and increasing its energy efficiency. Although this article focuses on new construction, you can use their techniques (especially their “whole-house systems design approach” to maximize your home’s efficiency.
Contact the technicians at Duck Squad Orlando to get a whole-house analysis of your home’s wasted energy and how to preserve it. They’ll begin to save you money instantly by cleaning and sealing your HVAC ducts.
How Can You Save
The best method of determining how you can save money on your energy bills is to get an inspection by local technicians. They can provide you with immediate savings by wrapping and insulating your HVAC ductwork and ensuring your HVAC is working as well as it should.
Old insulation might have lost its efficiency because of trapped moisture in your attic, if any insulation was used when it was built. Likewise, some repair services may not have rewrapped your ductwork correctly.
Reach out to the Duck Squad to start saving on your utility bills. Use our convenient online consultation request, or call (321) 655-4800.