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Why Mice Love the Fiberglass in Your Basement or Crawl Space

Many homes in the Rochester area have crawl spaces under their homes. These were done generally because of a high water table or because they are less costly than digging...

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Attention Owners of Cape Cod Style Houses

If you live in a Cape Cod style home, I'm sure you know how cold the upstairs can be in the wintertime -- and how hot it gets up there in the summertime. Cape Cods have ...

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

A Better Energy Audit

All home energy audits are not the same. A comprehensive home energy assessment from True Energy Solutions is one of the most thorough and effective audits readily avail...

Monday, December 14th, 2015

What to Look for in Window Construction

Beyond the U-Factor: How does the construction of a window affect it's performance and durability? How do you know if you're getting your money's worth? What should yo...

Monday, November 30th, 2015

What Do Window Performance Specs Mean?

Window salesmen make a lot of claims about payback and window performance. Luckily, the performance numbers are printed right on every new window. Here's what those num...

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Comparing Popular Insulations

How do you know if you're getting the best insulation at the best price? Let's look at different types of popular insulation and the benefits of each.

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Why does a house have to breathe?

Have you ever heard someone say, "A house needs to breathe?" Is the old adage true? Should you be concerned about sealing your house up "too tight?" WHY do they need to...

Monday, October 26th, 2015

What You Need to Know About Bath Fans and Humidity

Bath fans are designed to remove humidity from your home -- that's great. But, lots of problems can arise from putting that humidity in the wrong place -- not so great.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

How to Identify Asbestos

Many homes contain Asbestos-like material, but asbestos can come in many forms. Here's how to find it.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Using the Right Tools to Find Solutions to Make a Home More Energy Efficien...

Diagnosing comfort problems and home energy issues requires a logical approach, a "whole-building" perspective, and the right tools to scientifically identify the causes.

Monday, October 5th, 2015

The Trouble with Cantilevers

When your roof has overhangs, or bump-outs, there can be comfort and efficiency issues. If you picture your house as a series of stacked blocks, where do the blocks line...

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Convective Heat Loss

Why do houses leak so much air when all the windows are closed? If your house were to be tossed into the middle of Lake Ontario, where would the water leak in? Let's lo...

Monday, September 21st, 2015

How to Identify Moisture Problems in Your Basement

Many basements that appear dry have hidden sources of moisture. Here's what to look for.

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Winter is Coming - Are You Ready?

Winter is on its way. Are you ready? Make sure your home is winterized with help from True Energy Solutions.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

How to Properly Vent Bath Fans

A poorly vented bath fan can cause mold in the attic.

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Energy Efficient Landscaping for Cooling Down

On cold winter days, a ray of sun streaming into your house can be most welcome - a free source of heat. But what about in the summer, when those rays of sun and other, l...

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Upgrade Your Refrigerator, Save Money Twice

One of the biggest energy guzzlers in your home (besides, most likely, your thermal envelope, which lets expensive conditioned air escape through air leaks and poorly ins...

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Is Your Insulation Working? Find Out with an Energy Audit.

Winter's coming. It's already heating season. So how do you save money on heating costs? You've got to own your heat. Simple as that. You've paid for all that warm air al...

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Think You Need New Windows? Not So Fast

It speaks to the marketing savvy of window manufacturers and installers that, when faced with drafty rooms or high energy bills, most homeowners typically think that the ...

Friday, January 16th, 2015

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