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Weatherization:
The practice of protecting a building and its interior from the elements, particularly from precipitation and wind to reduce energy consumption and optimize energy efficiency.

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Salem Weatherization – Corvallis Weatherization – FAQs


FAQs

Q: What does weatherization mean?
A: Weatherization is the process of modifying a home in order to save energy. The goal is to increase the energy efficiency, safety and comfort in the home by eliminating drafts, ensuring proper levels of insulation in attic walls, floors water heater pipes and furnace ducts.

Q: Will weatherizing my home increase its marketability?
A: Both marketability and resale value may increase depending on the work performed.

Q: Why is weatherization important?
A: Weatherization services will seal up drafts to prevent heat loss, insulate your home, save energy dollars, increasing your comfort, and making your home safer.

Q: Will weatherization help with high utility bills and energy waste?
A: Yes! High utility bills can indicate that your home is not as efficient as it could be and is wasting precious energy. Utility costs are reduced by addressing the ineffiencies of your home, often through:

  • Air Sealing
  • Floor Insulation
  • Attic Insulation
  • Wall Insulation
  • Duct Sealing
  • Upgrading Windows
  • High Efficiency Heating & Cooling Equipment
  • Q: Can home weatherization help increase our home comfort?
    A: Absolutely! Comfort issues like cold floors, drafty rooms, inconsistent room temperature and poor indoor air quality can often be eliminated by retrofitting: air & duct sealing, attic and basement insulation, heating and cooling equipment, insulation and upgrading windows and doors.

    Q: Are they environmental benefits to increasing our home's efficiency?
    A: Of course. Any effort a homeowner takes to lessen the energy they consume helps protect our environment and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. Many of services like: air sealing, duct sealing, heating and cooing equipment and insulation are all good steps toward lessening your footprint.

    Q: Are there any incentives to help offset the costs of my home improvements?
    A: There are currently many tax credits and cash incentives available to assist with home efficiency upgrades. Often times, our service recommendations will be covered by these incentives. More so, as a trade ally partner of the Energy Trust of Oregon, Day Energy is very familiar with the incentive structures, bonus coupons, and program updates specifically affecting Oregon residents. Oregon Department of Energy and Fedral tax credits can be applied to many home improvement projects. We are happy to assist with any questions or concerns you may have in regards to your individual situation.

    • Multi measure discounts & bonus coupons
    • Oregon Dept.of Energy & Federal tax credits
    • Green Street finance options/Credit cards accepted

    Call your Salem and Corvallis home weatherization experts. If you don't see your question here, feel free to call on us!
    Salem: 503-363-2194 or Corvallis: 541-230-1225