energy audit

The 4 Basic Stages of an Energy Audit for Commercial Buildings

The tools for conducting an energy audit are readily available, but energy audits performed by people without the necessary skills and experience may lead building owners to make choices that are not cost-effective or technically feasible, and may lead to changes that do not result in significant energy and cost savings. If you are in the market for commercial insulation services, the best first step is the energy audit, performed by skilled insulation specialists like those at A Best Insulation. Here are the basic stages of the energy audit. 1. Preliminary Energy Use Analysis By gathering energy bills and information on [...]

The 4 Basic Stages of an Energy Audit for Commercial Buildings2013-09-09T16:03:48+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions About Commercial Building Insulation

Properly insulating your commercial building may be one of the smartest investments you can make. Not only will your business become “greener” by requiring less energy to heat and cool, you’ll also benefit from noise reduction and employees who are more comfortable in their work environment. If you’re considering commercial insulation, you probably have plenty of questions. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about commercial insulation. How Do You Determine What Type of Insulation to Use? One determinant of what type of insulation to use in your commercial building is what the building is used for. If [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Commercial Building Insulation2013-07-22T14:34:15+00:00

Home Insulation Should Include More Than Blowing Insulation in the Attic

Improving the insulation in your home should involve more than an insulation technician showing up and blowing insulation into your attic. When insulation is placed without consideration of the home’s location, orientation in relation to the sun, heating and cooling system, and presence or absence of drafts, insulation cannot do its job properly. At A Best Insulation, we thoroughly evaluate your home before insulating it, so you’re sure of getting the best possible insulation solution for your needs. Here’s what you should expect from an insulation provider. Home Energy Assessment Energy audits are great for determining what your home’s strong points [...]

Home Insulation Should Include More Than Blowing Insulation in the Attic2013-07-15T15:29:29+00:00

How Adding Home Insulation Can Reduce Your Energy Bills

Long before people knew what it meant to “go green,” home builders were also clueless about carbon footprints.  In other words, they weren’t particularly concerned with energy usage in the home.  As a result, most older and historic homes are inefficient when it comes to heating and cooling and maintaining a consistent, year-round temperature. Heat is lost and cold is gained far too easily in these abodes. The result is that heating and cooling systems must work harder, i.e., use more energy to maintain the desired temperature. This situation is not only bad for the environment, but it also hurts your [...]

How Adding Home Insulation Can Reduce Your Energy Bills2013-06-10T14:32:19+00:00

Fast Facts on Commercial Building Insulation

Commercial building insulation has a direct impact on your business. When your commercial building is well insulated, customers and employees are more comfortable, and energy costs are kept down. Energy savings can be invested back into your company. At A Best Insulation, we are experts at energy audits of commercial buildings and can recommend a customized insulation solution so you can have a more comfortable, less expensive commercial establishment. Basic Types of Commercial Insulation Batt insulation, spray foam, and cellulose are the three major types of commercial insulation. Your commercial insulation company should make a thorough assessment of your building's  construction [...]

Fast Facts on Commercial Building Insulation2013-05-15T20:04:41+00:00