HOME ENERGY SERVICES IN ATHOL, MA
Athol is a small town located within the Millers River region in Massachusetts. The river is located in the northern part of the state, originating at Ashburnham and connecting to the Connecticut River just downstream of Millers Falls.
Parts of the river are used by residents and visitors for whitewater kayaking. A section upriver is a popular flatwater racing spot where people gather to race in canoes.
The river holds many good fishing spots if you love to fish, and is a place where outdoor activities are greatly enjoyed.
The town of Athol sponsors events on the river, including the River Rat Race held in April. Athol also sponsors a free concert in the late summer and fall featuring local musicians. The concerts are held at Fish Park and the Uptown Common.
A farmer’s market is also sponsored by the city where a variety of local vendors get together at the Athol Uptown Common.
If you live in the Athol area, you know how important these outdoor activities can be after suffering through our long, cold winters. During the wintertime, our homes are important to us, providing warmth and comfort.
If you live in Athol and your home isn’t doing well on energy efficiency, you may be having trouble keeping the home heated. If so, you’ll be interested in our services that can change your entire lifestyle at home, making your house into the protective and comforting space it should be.
American Installations specializes in helping homeowners to achieve better energy efficiency in their homes. Through services such as retrofitting, renovating, remodeling, and installations, we help you to have a more temperate, comfortable environment for you and your family to enjoy.
We take a whole home approach when it comes to making your home more energy efficient, beginning with an energy assessment that can help you determine where your home is lacking protection from the outdoor environment.
- Home Energy Assessments
- Blown-in Cellulose Insulation
- Air Sealing
- High Efficiency Windows
- Lifetime Siding
Air Sealing in Athol
Sealing a home against the outdoor weather is always an important aspect of making it more energy efficient. Even hairline cracks can allow much air to pass through. All areas of the home should be sealed from the outside.
While it’s true as well that proper ventilation is important, there are other ways to ventilate the home other than through cracks and crevices that shouldn’t exist. With the right venting system and professionally sealed home, you won’t have problems with moisture or pollutants or loosing that hot or cold air from your HVAC system.
Energy Efficient Windows in Athol
Your windows and doors are the areas in your home that leak out the most air. Older, single-paned windows are the largest reason homes have poor energy efficiency. Not only are the seals probably falling away from the glass and trim, but they’re more likely to have broken seals around the window as well. Over time, it just makes more sense to replace the windows and gain a much better seal for your home. New windows will also function better, opening and closing with ease.
Ventilation in Athol
We all want to completely seal up our home environment to protect it from the outdoors, however, it’s equally important that there are vented areas of our home. The attic needs proper ventilation because there is very little air movement in the attic. Without air movement, mold and mildew or bacteria can grow. These substances love moist, humid air. With ventilation, they cannot grow.