The insulation in this attic is below Indiana's normal R-value standards, which range from R-38 to R-60.
This crack needs to be sealed because it is allowing air to continuously flow in and out of the attic.
Can lights are great for adding light to rooms but if not properly sealed, like this one, they will allow air to flow in and out of the attic.
Wiring is necessary for all homes, however if they are not properly sealed they can create unnecessary costs!
From the looks of it, this attic is properly insulated. But if you were too move the insulation you would see a gap where the wires enter the attic, thus allowing air to flow through.
The attic scuttle, access point, can be problematic if not sealed properly.
This outdoor unit needed some serious cleaning! Even though Joey's attic was properly air sealed, his heating and cooling equipment was preventing him from experiencing complete home comfort. This is also a good example of why you should have your equipment routinely maintained!
Joey H. from Zionsville, IN was uncomfortable in his master bedroom. On top of that, his energy bills were too high! After having a Home Energy Audit performed the results showed that Joey's attic was not properly air sealed!