It’s no secret that fall is a beautiful time of the year in Western Massachusetts. It’s also a time of reflection for Pioneer Valley area homeowners, whether it be on personal, professional, or other matters. Now is the perfect time to reflect on home efficiency, and insulation is one of the things that you should be thinking of—not for winter, but for right now.
Many homeowners underestimate the importance of insulation in their homes (especially in the summer months). Western Mass home and business owners truly see all four seasons of the year, seasons that come with some serious variations in temperature. A building that is properly insulated saves energy year-round. There are a number of different common forms of insulation available, many of which are excellent options.
Just as different fabrics work for different clothes and people, different types of insulation material work for the various homes and buildings we see here in the Pioneer Valley area. As the property owner, it can be helpful to read through a few of the most common options during the course of an Energia insulation evaluation.
You don’t have to be a home performance professional to know that insulation can make all the difference in the world during the colder months of the year, especially in the Pioneer Valley area. A well-insulated home will keep the winds at bay, ensuring you and your family are warm when the snow starts falling.
Sheep are able to survive in all sorts of extreme weather, from heat to humidity to extreme cold. There is a reason they are one of the most adaptable animals on the planet. Sheep wool is uniquely designed to protect against the cold, the heat, and all levels of humidity. It only makes sense that a material that has been nature’s insulator would be used for our homes.