We Offer in Laurel, MD
- Energy Audits
- Air Leakage Testing
- Thermal Imaging
- Air Sealing & Insulation
- Replacement Windows
- Replacement Doors
- Energy Efficient Additions
Laurel Insulation Company
Laurel, MD Insulation 20723, 20708
Did you know that Howard County lies in the humid subtropical climate zone making basement and attic insulation treatment important to keep humidity out. Traveling west in the county away from the Baltimore area, the temperatures in winters gradually decrease and the chances for snow increase making the need for good air sealing and insulation.
If you live in Laurel, Maryland the climate dictates the need for insulation and air sealing to improve comfort and efficiency!
Before you spend money on replacement windows or on a new HVAC unit, please get an energy audit.
Energy audits evaluate for the following:
1. Home air leakage points
2. Air sealing opportunities
3. Insulation level & effectiveness
Take the whole house approach to remodeling. Find the correct solutions for high energy bills and comfort issues.
Create a priority list.
Regardless of which material and application was used in houses built in Laurel, Maryland, insulation is not fully effective unless it is installed properly. Insulation works because it incorporates air pockets that slows the conduction of heat. This resistance to heat flow is measured by the R-value of the material. However, most insulation in a Laurel, MD homes does not stop air flow. Thus, for most insulation to be effective in a house in Laurel, a separate air barrier or skin is needed to stop the flow of air. For the air barrier itself to be effective, it must be contiguous and continuous across the entire building envelope and it must be perfectly aligned with the insulation.
Comfort in both winter and summer is related to four factors in Laurel, Maryland: