Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Home Energy Efficiency is Tops! What You Need to Know

A recent study commissioned by the Wisconsin Builder’s Association ranks energy efficiency as one of the top three requirements in a Wisconsin home. Nearly 60% of respondents indicate overall energy efficiency as a non-negotiable in a home.

One of the most effective ways to make your home more energy efficient is through air sealing and insulating.  Insulation and air sealing target the building envelope or “shell” – the outer-most layer of your home’s building materials. By sealing and insulating the building envelope, conditioned air will stay inside your home to maintain a comfortable inside temperature and minimize energy loss.

It’s common for homeowners to first think about windows and doors when considering ways to make their home more energy efficient. While upgrading windows and doors can increase comfort slightly, you probably won’t see a return on your investment in your energy bills. This is because a home loses 70% of energy through the attic and roof – far more than is lost through windows or doors. You’ll see a much bigger savings on your energy bills through attic air sealing and upgrading insulation – and for a much lower investment.

Click here to learn more about our three-step process for upgrading your attic’s efficiency.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Rockweiler Insulation Honored with Third Consecutive NARI ACE Award

For the third consecutive year, Rockweiler insulation has been honored with an Achievement in Consumer Excellence (ACE) Award from NARI of Madison. The ACE Award is a consumer-rated awards program that honors NARI of Madison members for providing exemplary products and/or customer service.

The ACE award recognizes professionals in the remodeling industry and vendors that receive a high overall rating on four criteria: quality of work, responsiveness, punctuality and professionalism. Recipients are judged by their peers to who have actually used their products and/or services.

Other 2016 award recipients include:
  • Architectural Building Arts, Inc.
  • Avant Gardening & Landscaping 
  • Beckman Builders LLC 
  • Bella Domicile 
  • Benjamin Plumbing, Inc. 
  • Curran Cabinetry & Design LLC 
  • Degnan Design Builders, Inc. 
  • designCraft Advertising 
  • Formecology LLC 
  • Ganshert Nursery & Landscapes LLC 
  • Renovations by Luis Ronquillo LLC 
  • Rockweiler Insulation Inc. 
  • Simply Stated Interiors 
  • Start to Finish 
  • TDS Custom Construction, Inc. 
  • Tony Trapp Remodeling & Repairs 
  • ZDA Inc. 

The ACE Award is a program developed by The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), the only trade association dedicated solely to the remodeling industry. The association represents more than 8,200 member companies nationwide (comprised of 63,000 remodeling contractors) and is “The Voice of the Remodeling Industry.” ™

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