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How Insulation Works


The greatest mystery in the world is figuring out how to save money on your heating bills without lowering the temperature. There are a few small things you can do to shave a couple of dollars off your bill, but there is a more efficient answer to this problem. By properly insulating your home you can keep the heat inside and prevent it from escaping.

What Does Insulation Do?
Insulation in the wall will absorb all of the cold air from the outside while simultaneously slowing down the heat from going to a cooler place. Since less heat will be lost, your heating system will have to work less to keep your home warm. Insulation will also do the same job during the summer, keeping cool air inside by absorbing the warm air outside.

What Make Insulation Effective?
The quality of the insulation itself is always important. You always want the best insulation you can get, but there are other things that come into play as well. If your home has multiple air leaks or drafty windows then the insulation won’t be as effective. Your home is a structure where multiple working parts must work together for the most optimal results. However, properly installing a high-quality insulation with the addition of weatherstripping and fixing drafty windows will drastically cut your home utility bills.

Insulating your home will prevent your HVAC system from overworking while lowering your bills, and keeping you nice and toasty during the winter. Connecticut can be a very cold place this time of year so you may want to contact the professionals at Tri-City Appliance, Heating & Cooling as soon as possible. To learn more about insulation, or to schedule an appointment, give us a call at (203) 303-5700.