All Videos Tagged foam (Home Energy Pros) - Home Energy Pros 2014-12-21T17:18:18Z http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/video/listTagged?tag=foam&rss=yes&xn_auth=no How to Air Seal Your Attic: The Secret Home Improvement BEFORE Attic Insulation tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2013-06-07:6069565:Video:119487 2013-06-07T17:30:53.237Z Corbett Lunsford http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/CorbettLunsford <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/how-to-air-seal-your-attic-the-secret-home-improvement-before"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/LAS*pniJklpPyMQheNyb7Bk2wspEDChfASU0VOko-IiKIwlYK2U81WPVSTa1tuCL2tcE0hCtoMFIh0G8yZO8at3F93jUiAqM/1025479065.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Home Performance Diagnostics Author Corbett Lunsford gives a tour of an attic air sealing jobsite in Chicago, describing how and why to do this in your own home's attic- only serious DIY fanatics need apply. Using blower door testing, duct tightness testing, zonal pressure testing, and infrared thermography, Green Dream Group pinpointed lots of… <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/how-to-air-seal-your-attic-the-secret-home-improvement-before"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/LAS*pniJklpPyMQheNyb7Bk2wspEDChfASU0VOko-IiKIwlYK2U81WPVSTa1tuCL2tcE0hCtoMFIh0G8yZO8at3F93jUiAqM/1025479065.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Home Performance Diagnostics Author Corbett Lunsford gives a tour of an attic air sealing jobsite in Chicago, describing how and why to do this in your own home's attic- only serious DIY fanatics need apply. Using blower door testing, duct tightness testing, zonal pressure testing, and infrared thermography, Green Dream Group pinpointed lots of opportunities for improvement in our client's attic floor! Top plates of interior and exterior walls, plumbing penetrations, chimneys, and electrical junctions. Key Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2012-11-21:6069565:Video:98670 2012-11-21T16:28:12.467Z Carolyn Schinsky http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/CarolynSchinsky <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/key-benefits-of-spray-foam-insulation"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/LUkSoAAjPxDB0hfO9WuMf6ozAzhrVa-7Uv*rFOyeEu1ouctEIPtz-7YZLGOrrXeTKSx3siRzV5FkFL6OZt5heTpgmYBXAScR/494753202.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>There are dozens of small gaps, cracks and holes around your electrical outlets, plumbing and electric lines. In fact, there are so many holes that when added together, they equal the size of an open door that allows the outside air to come right in. Using spray foam insulation to fill these gaps can drive down energy costs by as much as 30%, and give your heater/air… <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/key-benefits-of-spray-foam-insulation"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/LUkSoAAjPxDB0hfO9WuMf6ozAzhrVa-7Uv*rFOyeEu1ouctEIPtz-7YZLGOrrXeTKSx3siRzV5FkFL6OZt5heTpgmYBXAScR/494753202.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />There are dozens of small gaps, cracks and holes around your electrical outlets, plumbing and electric lines. In fact, there are so many holes that when added together, they equal the size of an open door that allows the outside air to come right in. Using spray foam insulation to fill these gaps can drive down energy costs by as much as 30%, and give your heater/air conditioner the break it deserves. Handi-Foam Weatherization tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2012-03-09:6069565:Video:79802 2012-03-09T16:56:14.918Z Leba Lualdi http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/LebaLualdi <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/handi-foam-weatherization"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/jabRTC6RzR3X5QH2xTK8GqGHaIY5ixP9xgH5C2ua9UGlJSiBDQRjkOnZCysaH63F9QSt3Ik1EhrFAGyi4GZkArLdqk1eQnZ6/463178285.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Learn how to weatherize a home using low pressure spray polyurethane foams (SPF). <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/handi-foam-weatherization"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/jabRTC6RzR3X5QH2xTK8GqGHaIY5ixP9xgH5C2ua9UGlJSiBDQRjkOnZCysaH63F9QSt3Ik1EhrFAGyi4GZkArLdqk1eQnZ6/463178285.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Learn how to weatherize a home using low pressure spray polyurethane foams (SPF). Lumpy Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic tag:homeenergypros.lbl.gov,2010-10-27:6069565:Video:619 2010-10-27T01:46:50.000Z Allison A. Bailes III http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile/AllisonABailesIII <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/lumpy-spray-foam-insulation-in"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/56yX1UT5HJR0yggzkEbDFskwmK8D3kFZOXEx14YHyhDsq3CLWB0ELjyKuQRlFa3vS9zOjqhnWl44fZ2AFC9TkDzVtKb4Z0qQ/439684317.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Spray foam insulation is a great product, but if the coverage isn't uniform, the performance suffers. In this house in Charleston, South Carolina, a contractor who was doing his first spray foam job left the homeowner with a very lumpy installation and a hot attic. To read more about the performance of flat or lumpy insulation (… <a href="http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/video/lumpy-spray-foam-insulation-in"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/56yX1UT5HJR0yggzkEbDFskwmK8D3kFZOXEx14YHyhDsq3CLWB0ELjyKuQRlFa3vS9zOjqhnWl44fZ2AFC9TkDzVtKb4Z0qQ/439684317.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Spray foam insulation is a great product, but if the coverage isn't uniform, the performance suffers. In this house in Charleston, South Carolina, a contractor who was doing his first spray foam job left the homeowner with a very lumpy installation and a hot attic. To read more about the performance of flat or lumpy insulation (<a href="http://hub.am/cBGCwO">http://hub.am/cBGCwO</a>) or the 4 pitfalls of spray foam insulation (<a href="http://hub.am/bWe8Hy">http://hub.am/bWe8Hy</a>), go to the Energy Vanguard blog at blog.energyvanguard.com.