HOME ENERGY SERVICES IN ASHFIELD, MA
Ashfield is located in Massachusetts within the county of Franklin. It is part of the Springfield, MA Metropolitan area.
The town was first settled in 1743 and was later incorporated in 1765. Originally, Ashfield was named, “Huntstown” after Captain Ephraim Hunt who died in King William’s War. Hunt had inherited the land as payment for services.
Ashfield is mostly agricultural by nature as it has always been. The motto, “buy local” is popular in the area. According to ashfield.org, there are presently three operating dairy cow farmers and several other farms that raise beef cows. Several farms raise produce or fruit.
If you own a home in Ashfield, you are likely enjoying some pretty cold weather. If your home isn’t doing enough to protect you from the cold, you may need to do some things that can help it to keep in the warm air more efficiently.
Furnaces and boilers do a lot to help us in the cold Massachusetts weather, but it’s not enough if your home is letting all the warmth out or letting in the cold. Making it more energy efficient will not only help you to stay warmer, but will help with your heating costs.
Whole Home Energy Services in Ashfield
At American Installations, we dedicate ourselves to providing families with homes that have greater energy efficiency, comfort, protection, and style. We offer a number of services that can make your whole home more energy efficient and comfortable including:
- Home Energy Assessments
- Blown-in Cellulose Insulation
- Air Sealing
- High Efficiency Windows
- Lifetime Siding
Home Energy Assessments in Ashfield
One of the first steps that need to be made toward better energy efficiency is knowing just where and how your heat or cool air is currently escaping your home. You’ll also need to know that your HVAC system is producing the right amount of air at the right temperatures.
Water heaters should be producing plenty of hot water for your needs and can be insulated to help it function more optimally. No matter what the issue is, you’ll need to find the major causes of your problems before knowing what will be best to change.
Blown-in Cellulose Insulation in Ashfield
Insulation may need to be added to your home. One of the best methods to add this extra energy protection layer is to use blown-in cellulose insulation.
This type of insulation is blown from a holding tank through a hose and into the walls of your home or in your attic. It can be used on top of existing insulation, which is a great benefit. It is also very quick to apply when compared to rolled sheets, especially in walls.
There won’t be a need to tear down any walls to add this extra insulation, so the cost wouldn’t be as great. Green materials can also be used and is recommended by our company.