Missing Insulation in Ceiling 3 - Courtesy of Fluke Corporation - ©2010

Missing Insulation in Ceiling 3 - Courtesy of Fluke Corporation - ©2010

Proper insulation is just as important in "keeping the heat out" in warm geographies as it is in "keeping the heat in" for cooler climates. Here is an infrared image of a poorly-insulated ceiling in a Florida home. This was definitely a contributing factor to the $800 per month electric bills!

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