How Can Attic Insulation Keep Your Home Cool During the Summer Published on June 14, 2017 How can attic insulation keep your home cool during the summer? When you think about attic insulation, you may think about warming your home; but did you know that attic insulation also helps keep you home cool? The attic is where the majority of cool air loss takes place during the summer and installing insulation, or upgrading to new, more efficient attic insulation, can help retain the cool air in your home instead of it getting away through the attic. How can attic insulation save you money on energy costs? Attic insulation can also help lower energy use in your home, which can save you money on your energy bills. Cost savings differs based on multiple factors, including the homeowner’s habits, if you installed a smart thermostat, the type of cooling system installed in your home, etc. On average, it’s estimated homeowners could save up to 20% on cooling bills when you add the recommended amount of attic insulation. If you have insulation, you may need to verify the age and see if it meets EPA guidelines for energy efficiency. Also, if the insulation has compressed, it could not be effective anymore. If you want to have your attic insulation examined, or are contemplating installing new insulation, Hammond Plumbing & Heating will provide you a no charge attic insulation analysis and review your options with you. Just give us a call at 519-894-3222 today!