June 1, 2022
How to Reduce the Heat in My Attic?

If you’ve noticed your attic is baking on a hot summer’s day, you’re probably wondering how to reduce the heat in my attic. Whether you’re using your attic as storage space, have converted it into an additional room or whether the attic space remains empty, the temperature in your attic can have several negative effects. […]

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May 1, 2022
Is Hot Temperature in My Attic Bad for My Home?

Many people wonder, "Is hot temperature in my attic bad for my home?" In short, the answer is yes. Hot temperatures in your attic can damage your home. They can also make it harder to control the temperature in the rest of the house. How hot is too hot? What is the best way to […]

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April 1, 2022
Are Solar Fans Worth It?

As summer draws near, so do those pesky air conditioning bills. On average, it costs $0.06 to $0.88 per hour for your air conditioner to be running (depending on your A/C unit). That may not seem like a lot, but costs will certainly add up with your A/C running 24/7. If you're trying to save money on bills […]

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March 1, 2022
What Should Humidity Be In a Home With Air Conditioning?

High levels of humidity can cause a multitude of problems such as increased body heat, dehydration, or fatigue. Beyond causing issues for people, humidity can be disastrous for your home.  Thanks to modern technology, dehumidifiers, HVAC services, and attic insulation effectively control humidity levels in your home. However, these modern conveniences don't always function correctly and wear down […]

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November 11, 2021
Does Attic Insulation Affect Whole-Home Comfort in the Winter?

Keeping your family warm and comfortable during those colder months is no small task. If you want your home to stay warm during this upcoming winter season, you may want to check out this article. Not only does attic insulation make your home more energy-efficient, but it also helps to keep your home comfortable. Learn […]

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June 23, 2021
Why Is My HVAC Not Cooling?

HVAC is not something that people sit up at night and dream about purchasing however, when it stops working most families cannot wait to have it repaired. But, when the AC stops working homeowners are eager to remedy that. With a properly maintained HVAC system it can provide cool air for many years to come.

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April 16, 2021
How Does Humidity Affect Comfort in My Home?

One of the things that we've noticed in North Texas just in the last few years is the humidity is becoming a huge issue. And so as we've done a great job of insulating houses and using a radiant barrier to decrease the amount of time that your HVAC system runs, and HVAC systems are becoming more efficient and running less and maybe satisfying the thermostat quicker, humidity is now the gap between comfort and what you're experiencing.

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February 1, 2021
Does My Attic Have Enough Insulation?

Attics are perhaps the hardest place in your home to temperature-regulate. Typically, your chilly attic – and your cold home – come from improper insulation. If your attic’s insulation is insufficient, you will lose heat from this upper floor in the colder months, which translates to increased heating costs and energy usage.

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June 11, 2019
New HVAC Installations and DuctWork Services

Energy Attic exists to Transform Attics and Transform Lives…we do that by doing what is right, loving people, and working humbly – that's from Micah 6:8, and we've been doing that for 14 years. June is here, and we're starting our 15th summer. Energy Attic has always been about specializing in the attic space, and […]

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May 9, 2019
Why Is My Second Floor So Hot?

There’s one question we get all the time, all the way from back in 2005 when we first started. People ask us, “My second story is always hotter than my first story. What gives? Is it my air conditioner? Is it a bad house?” People tell us their kids don’t want to sleep upstairs because […]

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April 6, 2019
How To Properly Ventilate Your Attic

Why Your Attic Needs Proper Ventilation First of all, why do you need ventilation in your attic? Ventilation removes the heat out of your attic space. Think about your laptop or your refrigerator—they have built-in fans to keep them cool. By ventilating your attic it will help keep the mechanics in your attic (your water […]

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March 12, 2019
Which Attic Service Should I Do First?

Which Attic Service Should I Do First? One question we're often asked is, in what order should our customers schedule our services? What should come first, insulation? Ventilation? Radiant barrier?  Attic Services We Offer This is a great question! We come into your house and offer a full year-round solution that includes radiant barrier, insulation, […]

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February 11, 2019
The Importance of Protecting Your Ductwork

The Importance of Protecting Your Ductwork One thing we’ve always done as a company is to really try things out and test them before we push them out and implement them as part of our system. We take the time to make sure things really work, first. Foaming ductwork is one of these services. We’ve […]

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January 9, 2019
Should I Get My New Roof Before Adding Attic Insulation?

Here’s a question we often get: People ask us, “Should I wait to do your program until after I get my new roof?” Sometimes people ask us this after we’ve had strong storms come through the area. They’ve got hail damage and know they’re going to replace their roof. Should they wait until that’s all […]

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December 10, 2018
Why We Install Radiant Barrier In The Winter

Did you know that if you want to get our full attic package but it’s just not feasible right now, we can do it piece by piece? You Experience a Rough Summer We’re doing this for a client right now. The next part we’re doing for them is installing a radiant barrier. Even though it’s […]

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November 12, 2018
3 Common Causes of Damaged Attic Insulation

What to do if Your Attic Insulation Gets Damaged or Trampled Getting Down/Putting Up Decorations It's a busy time in your attic during the fall and winter months, isn’t it? You’ve got Christmas decorations to bring down, Halloween decorations to put up, Thanksgiving items, etc. It’s also a good time to get your furnace or […]

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October 9, 2018
How To Eliminate Dust in Your Home

We've recently received a ton of questions about dust!  Are you dusting your dresser, and then you turn around three days later and it’s like you never did anything? Same with your lampshades and kitchen countertops? We’ve had that problem too! We dust the house, and then days later it’s like we did nothing!  Have your […]

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September 18, 2018
How To Prepare Your Attic For Fall

Welcome back! Today let’s talk about three areas you should be focusing on as we head into Fall. We’ve talked about these crazy Texas seasons and changing weather, 90 degrees one day and 40 the next, and then probably 90 again the next day. How can we prepare for those types of temperature swings as […]

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August 16, 2018
How To Improve The Air Quality In Your Home

Today let’s talk about three easy things you can do to improve air quality in your house. Air quality is something that has become a buzzword in the Metroplex. There’s a lot of building going on, and there are a lot of allergies in this area. The last thing you want is for all that […]

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July 26, 2018
How To Protect The AC Unit In Your Attic

How To Protect The AC Unit In Your Attic We received a question through our website just the other day. A customer asked, “Hey! It’s hot outside,  and my house is hot inside. How can I cool my house down?” This customer was interested in our radiant barrier as a house-cooling solution. Have Radiant Barrier […]

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June 12, 2018
The Difference Between Solar Fans and Turbines

    If you’ve ever wondered if there is a difference in attic or roof ventilation or tried to compare Solar Attic fans and roof Turbines, we can help!  There is a difference, and it can make a HUGE difference in the performance of your home.   The Issue With Turbines   Roof Turbines are […]

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May 8, 2018
How Energy Ogre Can Lower Your Energy Bills

Energy Ogre Can Lower Your Energy Bills Here at Energy Attic, we’re always looking for ways to save you on your energy costs, whether that be through our products or our services. We also like to share with you things you can do on your own to save energy, such as changing out LED bulbs—that’s […]

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April 19, 2018
Mistakes Homeowners Make With Their Attic

Mistakes Homeowners Make With Their Attic Today let’s talk about three common mistakes people make when thinking about their attic or the efficiency of their home: 1. Not thinking about the attic! That’s the first mistake people make, not thinking about the attic at all. The truth is, the pathway to air quality, energy efficiency, […]

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March 12, 2018
Metalized Radiant Barrier Vs. Laminated Radiant Barrier

Metalized Radiant Barrier Vs. Laminated Radiant Barrier We get a lot of questions about our radiant barrier. When you look at our barrier compared to what most other companies use, you'll notice that theirs is thick and heavy while ours is thin and light.   Why Thicker Isn't Better   What’s the difference between our […]

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February 12, 2018
3 Reasons To Pay More Attention To Your Attic

The Importance of Your Attic Space My kids (they’re 6, 4 and 2) and I were in the attic putting away storage items today…they love being in the attic! And they asked me, “Daddy, why do you spend so much time in the attic? Why do you work in the attic? Although hard to explain […]

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January 10, 2018
How To Insulate a Room Above The Garage

How To Insulate a Room Above The Garage The Problem Does your home have a “bonus room”, upstairs media room, or office that is noticeably less comfortable than the rest of the house???  We like to call it this the “Media Room Problem”. Typically, it’s over the garage. Often it’s in its own little wing, […]

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December 11, 2017
What To Do For A Home Energy Audit

Home Energy Audit You know what they say: if you don’t like the weather in Texas, stick around for a minute and it will change!  In this season, air quality and insulation become very important. So as the air cools down, here are a few things you can think about for your home – a […]

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November 9, 2017
Attic Insulation Removal For Allergy Relief

A Clean Attic For Cleaner Air We are right in the middle of allergy season—again! North Texas has two big allergy seasons, spring and fall (and some of you suffer all year). If you struggle with allergies, our insulation removal program will change your life...literally!  Our process includes going into the attic and removing all […]

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September 8, 2017
How Attic Insulation Works

We’ve talked a lot about radiant barrier lately, and what it does. Today let’s talk about insulation. The Purpose of Attic Insulation The concept of insulation is to help your house hold temperature longer. Your refrigerator is insulated to help it stay cool. Your oven is insulated to help it stay hot. Insulation can be […]

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August 14, 2017
Does Radiant Barrier Work?

You’ve seen our radiant barrier and heard us talk about what a huge difference it can make in lowering your attic temperature. Did you know that how it's installed makes a big difference in answering the question of does radiant barrier work? Poorly installed radiant barrier will not get you the results you want. Radiant […]

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July 19, 2017
I'm Hot! Is My AC Unit Working Properly?

Is My AC Unit Working Properly? People ask us all the time, “Why is my house so hot? Is it my air conditioner, or something else? What’s going on?” They come home from work, their air conditioner is blowing hard, but it’s still 78-80 degrees inside the house! If this describes your house, you might […]

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June 8, 2017
3 Ways To Keep Your House Cooler This Summer

Texas summers are hot! If you’ve already lived here for awhile, you know this. If you’ve just moved here, you’ll soon find out what we’re talking about! But we have some tips for how to keep your house cool in our long, hot summers: 1. Control your attic space. This is really a year-round tip, […]

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May 15, 2017
How Much Does Attic Insulation Cost?

How much does insulation cost? So you’re interested in getting better insulation for your attic. How much can you expect it to cost? The Range For $3000-$5000 we can save you a ton of money over the next 3-5 years. This type of investment will pay for itself. This dollar amount will cover your average […]

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May 1, 2017
How Hail Can Damage your Insulation

How Hail Can Damage your Insulation This storm season has already been crazy, hasn’t it? We’ve already had several areas in and around the Metroplex get hit with some really big hail. Insurance adjusters and roofers are very busy right now! If you haven’t had any damage from extreme weather yet, we hope your luck […]

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April 5, 2017
Spring Cleaning Tips For a Clean Attic

Tips For a Cleaner Attic We want to talk to you about a system we’ve implemented over the last 12 months and that we’re getting great feedback on.   We’re heading into spring, and we’re grabbing on to the idea of spring cleaning. One of the areas you are probably not be thinking about when […]

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February 20, 2017
What is Radiant Barrier?

  What is radiant barrier? Radiant barrier is a product we use to reduce heat flow. There are several different types of radiant barriers: The spray-on or paint-on type that comes in a can. The decking type. A lot of new homes are coming with decking. You can also get a decking barrier when you […]

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January 23, 2017
What Insulation R-Values Mean

What is an R value? We get this question a lot. “What is an R value? What does R mean?”  It all has to do with the depth of your insulation. Simply put, the R-value of insulation is its resistance to heat, either escaping your house or coming into your house. The higher the R-value, […]

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December 12, 2016
4 Signs of an Attic Insulation Problem

We often remove and replace attic insulation. But how do you even know you if have an insulation problem? There are four key indicators that we look for, and you can look for them too.  1. Inconsistency This is probably the problem most people find. Everyone’s got that one hot or cold room in their […]

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November 15, 2016
How Attic Insulation Can Lower Your Energy Bill in the Winter

Why Attic Insulation Is Important In The Winter: The seasons are changing. Now that it’s getting colder, insulation is going to be our number one priority here for the next few months! All summer, and really all year, we’ve been talking about controlling your attic temperature and situation. That’s still important, but as it gets […]

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October 10, 2016
A Homebuyer's Guide To Attic Insulation

So you want to buy a house. Do you know what to look for in terms of energy insulation?  Pre-existing: If you buy a pre-existing home, age matters. It’s quite common, especially here in the Plano/Richardson area, to buy a home that was built before 1980. The problem is that back then there wasn’t such […]

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September 22, 2016
4 Things Homeowners Should Check in Their Attic

Most people don’t spend a ton of time in their attic space — believe it or not! It’s not a fun place to work. It’s not a fun place to go into. In Plano, Texas your attic could be 160 degrees! Who wants to go up there in that heat? But even so, it’s important to […]

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