Remodeling a home is a big undertaking that can have a considerable impact on the indoor air quality (IAQ) within your home. As you make plans and negotiate with contractors, the last thing you want to worry about is maintaining IAQ while remodeling. That’s why we recommend taking the following steps to ensure the air within your home stays nice and clean.
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Fenestration, a collective term for the doors, windows and skylights that penetrate a building’s exterior, is a key element of your home’s design, providing attractive natural lighting, ventilation and access. With proper design and maintenance, fenestration can enhance your home’s energy efficiency. However, even in our mild climate here in the San Joaquin Valley, bad design, improper installation and neglected maintenance can lead to unnecessary energy losses.
If yours is a typical household, you are spending more than half of your energy costs just for heating and cooling your home. When you want to save money on your home energy consumption, think about your house working like a large system made of several components. If one part breaks down, the rest of the system suffers.