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Home Comfort

There are some very simple solutions that can solve home comfort issues and they do not involve replacing your windows or HVAC. 

Home comfort experts
Drafts and cold areas can be properly diagnosed.
Drafty Rooms

Drafty Rooms

Problem: Feel drafts coming from different areas and it does not seem to make any sense?

What We Do: We can find the air leakage points with infrared and special air leakage testing so the guessing games can end.

Solution: Once issues are identified they become opportunities!  We provide a written work scope with the right fix.

Uneven Temps

Uneven Temps

Problem: Having comfort issues in different areas of your home?

What We Do: Let us take a look and give you an evaluation by looking at a few key places around the house including the attic, crawl space and basement.

Result: Set a path forward to invest in the correct solutions rather than spend $ on the wrong ones

Air sealing and insulation Maryland
Excessive dust can be a sign of an inefficient home.
Extra Dusty

Extra Dusty

Problem: Does it seem like you just cleaned that ceiling fan last week and it is dusty again? 

What We Do: Excessive dust could be a result of some very simple issues that can be fixed rather quickly and with very little expense.

Solutions: HVAC duct sealing, test exhaust fans and inspect for proper components, find connections to the outside of the home to seal.

High Bills

High Bills

Problem: Does it seem as though your HVAC is running all of the time? 

What We Do: With a quick energy audit, information can be provided to guide you to lower bills and higher comfort.

Result: Determine exactly what problems around the house are costing you the most so you can attack them in the order in which they will provide the highest return on investment fastest!

Recommended Flat Attic R-Value for Maryland

Recommended Flat Attic R-Value for Maryland

Summer Cooling
Insulation is your home's thermal barrier.  That means that in the summer, when your attic can reach as high as 160 degrees, the insulation acts as a way to keep the heat contained in the attic and prevent it from seeping into your home.

Winter Heating
In the winter, heat inside the home warms up the walls and ceilings and the heat wants to go out into the colder places - like the attic and through the wall to the outside.  In colder months, the insulation acts like a thermal barrier by keeping your warm air inside.

These 5 things are likely affecting R-Values of the insulation around your home:

  1. Uneven Distribution
  2. Improper Installation
  3. Temperature Variation
  4. Water/Moisture Intrusion
  5. Wind Washing

What can you do about any of these issues?

Informative home energy audits

In about an hour, we can assess the home for key measures that can greatly increase comfort and efficiency.  A report can be provided that will detail the condition of four key areas: exterior, health/safety, insulation & air leakage testing.

Replacement window assessments

Hometrust can evaluate your current attic ventilation and make any recommendations for changes that can improve overall air flow through the space.

Building Performance Institute Certified
Building Performance Institute
Eric Gans
Building Analyst
Envelope Professional
BGE Approved Energy Contractor
Pepco Approved Energy Contractor

Helping You!

*Improve home comfort
Educate you about your home
*Find air leakage in your home
*Improve energy efficiency
*Use science for solutions
*Assess your building's shell
*Help prioritize improvements
*Find the root causes
*Assess insulation levels
*Measure indoor air quality
*Evaluate windows & doors
*Evaluate attic ventilation

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    Specialized Maryland Contractor


    • MHIC Licensed
    • Building Analyst Certified
    • Envelope Professional Certification
    • EPA Lead Renovator Certified
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    Our mission is to help Maryland homeowners create a more comfortable home and save energy. We achieve this by applying building science principles and modern air sealing and insulating techniques.

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    Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Carroll County, Charles County, Harford County, Howard County, Montgomery County, Prince George's County



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