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Attic Air Sealing and Insulation Tips to Minimize Attic Energy Loss

Attic Air Sealing and Insulation Tips to Minimize Attic Energy Loss

Insulate your attic to minimize heating and cooling costs all year round, increase comfort, minimize the stack effect, and extend the lifespan of your air conditioner and furnace. It’s one of the best ways to reduce energy waste. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, attic insulation improvements (combined with air sealing and proper HVAC

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Mastic Sealant vs Aluminum Foil Tape (For Sealing Air Ducts)

Mastic Sealant vs Aluminum Foil Tape (for Sealing Air Ducts)

Are your ducts leaking? On average, your air ducts leak around 20-30% of your conditioned air (Energy Star). To reduce air loss and increase energy efficiency, it’s recommended that you seal all the joints and add insulation around ducts, especially in unconditioned spaces. While you can attempt to DIY seal your air ducts, for the most

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What to Know Before Sealing Attic Air Leaks and Improving Insulation

What You Need to Know Before Sealing or Insulating Attic

Now that summer’s officially over and temperatures are getting more comfortable, it’s a good time to start thinking about those home improvement projects you’ve been putting off, like sealing attic air leaks and improving insulation levels. Even if you have adequate attic insulation, finding and sealing air leaks air leaks will improve insulation performance and make

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Spring Cleaning Guide to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Spring has sprung and today is World Health Day 2021. In light of these two events, Service Champions is offering this Spring Cleaning Guide to improve your indoor air quality (IAQ) and your overall health and well-being. IAQ refers to the quality and health of the air inside your indoor spaces. It is related to

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Homeowner Tips: How To Keep Indoor Air Clean During CA Wildfires

Smoke from wildfires rise above trees in California

Keep your Northern California home safer from wildfire smoke and air contaminants. In this article we’re going to touch on the basics of wildfire, then talk about how to protect your home from wildfire smoke – keeping the indoor air quality higher and safer than it’s likely to be outdoors. As Northern California’s HVAC experts,

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Air Quality

Stay Healthier With Cleaner Indoor Air We Are The Northern California Experts At Diagnosing & Solving In-Home Air Quality Issues With the large amount of time everyone spends in their home, indoor air quality is a huge factor in the health and comfort of your family. But the problem is this: many times, air quality

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Wildfire! How to Protect Your NorCal Indoor Air Quality

NorCal Indoor Air Quality Improvement

Stay safe from the wildfires and indoor air quality problems in Northern California this year. It’s hard to avoid the news of wildfires. They’ve broken out all over both Northern and Southern California in the past few months. There have been evacuations, structures and wildlife threatened, and local news stories seem dominated by the wildfires.

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Breathe Clean, Healthy Air This Spring

Breathe Clean, Healthy Air This Spring - Service Champions

We know cleanliness in our homes is a good thing. We use hand sanitizers, water filtration systems, buy bottled water, and use eco-friendly cleaning products… but do we ever think of the air we breathe within our own walls? We’ve learned to avoid second-hand smoke, the dangers of big-city smog, and factory emissions, yet the

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Do You Need Professional Air Duct Cleaning? 

Do You Need Professional Air Duct Cleaning? 

“Out of sight, out of mind.” That’s how it is with ductwork. Since people rarely see the inside of their air ducts, they don’t think about what could possibly be lurking inside. How dirty can they get? They’re sealed, aren’t they? You can get a basic idea of the cleanliness of your ductwork by opening

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Winter Indoor Air Quality Tips

Winter Indoor Air Quality Tips - Service Champions

Winter makes indoor air quality much more apparent due to the increased time spend indoors and reduced ventilation from closed windows and improved air sealing and insulation. Trapping air will lead to unhealthy conditions, which is why it’s important to have ventilation and other systems in place to refresh your air and improve indoor air

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