Mass Energy Lab Insulation Blog and Project Stories

Comparing Home Insulation Estimates: Why “Per Square Foot” Estimates Don’t Tell the Whole Story

by Mo Nariani | Nov 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Let’s be honest; we all tend to like simple solutions—even to complex problems. That’s particularly true when we’re dealing with something that isn’t in our realm of expertise. Albert Einstein (one of the greatest minds in history) caution that we should, “Make things as...
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Hot Ducts Running Against The Roof Are A Common Massachusetts Ice Dam Problem.

by Insulation Geek | Nov 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
If you live in a Massachusetts home and are serious about solving your ice dam problems, once and for all, this article is a must read.
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You’re Paying to Insulate Your Home—But What Kind of Value Are You Getting?

by Mo Nariani | Nov 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Whether you’re building a new home or replacing the insulation on your current Boston-area home, you’re paying to insulate your home—but what kind of value are you getting? If your only concern is getting the lowest price possible for insulation installation, you’re...
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5 Things to Look For When Hiring a Home Insulation Professional

by Mo Nariani | Nov 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Having insulation installed in your Boston-area home probably isn’t something you do every day. It’s not something most people want to try on their own. It’s important for the comfort, safety, and energy of your home, so you want to make sure it’s done properly—and that you...
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Why your AC ducts in the hot summer attic just can't cool your home enough in Massachusetts!

by Insulation Geek | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Imagine carrying a couple of soft serve cones on a hot summer day, from an ice cream truck to your kids waiting on a park bench some distance away. Would you walk under the hot sun or in the tree shade to keep your prized possession from melting away? This is a no-brainer...
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What is the 2017 Massachusetts Basement Insulation Code

by Insulation Geek | Jun 14, 2017 | 1 Comment
Most homeowners are familiar with building codes mostly to ensure safety and compliance of features like decks, stairs, roofs, etc. When it comes to insulation there's good reason to employ a state building code but many individuals may be surprised to learn that in...
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In hot Massachusetts Summers, "hot roofs" can be the spray foam insulation system you need

by Insulation Geek | Jun 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Scientists agree that 2016 was the warmest year ever recorded globally. The 2016 summer in Boston was the driest ever recorded and August, the hottest month ever measured. While this may still not be enough to convince everyone on climate change it is worth our attention as...
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How to tell if your insulation needs to be upgraded

by Insulation Geek | May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 obvious way to tell if your home insulation needs to be upgraded As a homeowner in very seasonal Massachusetts, having high-grade insulation in your home plays a huge part in the overall comfort, climate, and energy efficiency of the property. Helping maintain a home with...
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What are My Options for Insulating My Massachusetts Home?

by Insulation Geek | May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Let’s be honest about something – we get some really terrible weather in Massachusetts. It’s part of what makes living here so amazing and fun – we get to really see the different seasons and how they feel. Still, the cold, wind, rain, and snow can really put a damper...
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Live in Massachusetts? Then You Will Love Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation For Your Home.

by Insulation Geek | Jan 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Find out why closed cell spray foam insulation may be great for your home With our rich history & culture, low unemployment, good food and great views, Massachusetts is one of the best places to live in the United States. But when there’s little else to complain about...
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