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A homeowner in Chester Gap, VA contacted the Comfenergy team because he thought his attic needed more insulation. He was experiencing very hot conditions in his home duri...

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Should you remove your old attic insulation?

A recent job in Fort Belvoir, VA involved removing badly damaged insulation from an attic. This insulation was barely effective due to its damage and age. Removing and re...

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

At Comfenergy, we use blow-in insulation rather than the traditional rolled out insulation. It is frequently going to be either cellulose or fiberglass. We specifically u...

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

What is Radon?

We recently performed a test for radon in Philomont, VA.

Monday, January 13th, 2020

What is Home Performance?

Discover what home performance is and why it matters to you. Based on questions from a Richardsville, VA homeowner.

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Middle Tier Buyers are Disappearing!
Is Your Fireplace Drafty?

With the many modern heating options that we now have today, the fireplace, once the only source of heat, has now become a point where your home can lose heat or cool ai...

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

An Alternative Insulation Method: The Shiny Solution

A new breed of insulation has come on the scene that is sleek and shiny. It's low profile, highly efficient and cost effective - they call it Radiant Barrier! We installe...

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Steps to Reducing Unwanted Noise

A Stephenson, VA homeowner was having issues with unwanted noise.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Why adding a second HVAC system isn't always right for fixing your upper floor when its too hot.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Attic Fans are Not the Answer for Hot Upper Floors.

Why adding attic fans are a poor way of trying to make your upper floor cooler in the summer. A Stevensburg, VA home was having issues with top floor comfort and had been...

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Interesting statistics about how Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Design are being viewed by current home buyers.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

The Case for Insulating Ducts

This article describes two reasons that home owners insulated the HVAC ducts in their home.

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Role of Soffit Vents in Energy Efficiency

Baffles, Soffit Vents and Ridge or Gable vents play a vital role in a well performing home, like this one in Washington, VA. Learn why.

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Do You Have Dirty Carpet Edges?

A job in Paris, VA revealed dirty carpet edges, among other comfort issues.

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Is Your Money Going Through the Roof?

The same way that clothing acts as a barrier to keep your body warm during the winter, insulation protects your home to slow the flow of heat, in both the winter and summ...

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

The Fifth Fuel: Energy Conservation, and Comfort - How the two are linked

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Extracts from Carmel Ford Article on how much recent or soon to be Home Buyers are willing to pay to save $1,000 per year on operating costs.

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Cantilevers - The Forgotten Spots

An interesting project in Gore, VA involved addressing an issue with cantilevers.

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

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