Attic Insulation Before 1
Original insulation from the 1950s was filthy and only 2-inches thick. Heat from the attic in the summer was cooking the sheet rock ceiling below making upstairs super hot on a sunny day.
Attic Insulation Before 2
The only thing worse than thin insulation is no insulation! It's not uncommon for fiberglass batt insulation to be moved thru the years by people working in the attic. When this attic was cold in the winter, say 20 degrees, this section of ceiling was also 20 degrees. No wonder it was cold upstairs in the winter!
Attic Insulation After 1
Beautiful, level cellulose that is reducing energy transferred between the attic and the 2nd floor by 67%.
Attic Insulation After 2
This photo includes the top of the custom foam insulation cover we built to properly seal and insulate the attic hatch in the hallway below.
Old gas furnace. This system is a down flow. The blower sits at the top of the furnace, the heating section in the middle, and the air conditioning coil sits on the floor. The furnace blows down into ductwork below the floor.
New 96% efficient Amana gas furnace that changes its capacity depending on how cold it is outside. It delivers long cycles that really improve comfort. The heat exchanger is warranted for life.
Old air conditioning condenser that used R-22 refrigerant. R-22 is being phased out by the EPA because it depletes the ozone layer.
New Amana 16 SEER air conditioner that changes its output depending on how hot it is outside. It delivers long cycles that wring the humidity out of the indoor air. It has a lifetime compressor warranty too!