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Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation

2017-08-15T00:00:13+00:00 By |Categories: Spray Foam Insulation|

Closed-cell spray foam insulation is renowned for being a superior material for both residential and commercial projects. Its unique application allows it to improve energy-efficiency while also enclosing conditioned air inside the structure, thus, reducing the amount of money spent on wasted energy. It’s also virtually impervious to moisture, preventing the loss of R-value, as well [...]

Ductless Heating & Cooling Options for a Home or Business

2017-08-25T13:18:30+00:00 By |Categories: Ductless AC, Ductless Mini, Mitsubishi|

Believe it or not one of the most devastating aspects of any commercial or residential HVAC system isn’t the compressor, condenser, blower motor, or any of the other moving parts; it’s the thing that does supposedly nothing – the duct system. Duct systems not only carry allergens, dander, and debris to every room in the house, [...]

Get That Crawl Space Insulated

2017-04-16T16:55:09+00:00 By |Categories: Crawl Space|

Homes in New England are built on many different kinds of foundations, including slabs, crawl spaces, unfinished basements, and finished basements. Many people know why it’s necessary to insulate your attic and basement, it’s important to understand the benefits from insulation beneath you in your crawl space. What’s A Crawl Space? A crawl space is a space beneath your house that’s big enough [...]

Get Your Home Ready for Spring: Make Your Home Energy Efficient

2017-04-17T12:45:46+00:00 By |Categories: Attic Insulation, Energy Efficiency, Insulation|

"Spring has sprung"...as they say. For many, this means great weather and finally being able to be outdoors more. For others, spring is the time of year for cleaning and home improvements, especially because the heat of summer is right around the corner. The more you get done when temperatures are mild, the less you'll have to [...]

Home Insulation FAQ’s

2017-04-04T03:59:48+00:00 By |Categories: Insulation|

Q: What type of insulation do I need? A: The type of insulation you need actually depends on where it needs to be installed, what R-values are required, and your budget. The U.S. Department of Energy recommends different R-values for different zones. Q: What is loose-fill fiberglass? A: Loose-fill fiberglass insulation is usually blown into unfinished [...]

Ductless Mini Splits: A Maintenance Checklist for Efficiency

2017-04-01T20:37:22+00:00 By |Categories: Ductless Mini|

When traditional ductwork is not an ideal choice for your home or business, Connecticut Retrofit can install a ductless mini split instead. The advantages of a ductless system include an inexpensive installation and less operational costs when compared to traditional ducted systems, as well as simpler maintenance. Because a ductless mini split is easy to maintain, you [...]

How Much Does A Ductless Mini Split System Cost?

2017-05-10T23:09:36+00:00 By |Categories: Ductless Mini|

Are you looking for a quiet, efficient heating and air conditioning solution for your home, that can severely reduce your energy costs and quickly pay for itself? Then you'll want to consider a ductless mini-split system from Connecticut Retrofit. Ductless is a flexible and energy saving alternative to traditional air conditioning systems, window units and oil heat. So, [...]

Ductless Mini-Splits – Your Highest-Efficiency Heating & Cooling System

2017-06-05T18:14:19+00:00 By |Categories: Ductless Mini|

A mini-split air conditioning system, also called a ductless mini split system, is a smart alternative for uncomfortable homes where traditional cooling and heating systems aren’t getting the job done. Traditional approaches to cooling and heating include use of air conditioners, ducted air-based central cooling and heating, hydronic radiators (water-based heating) or electric space heaters. Ductless [...]