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Cold Floors and Drafts – 1964 Colonial

The home is a 2315 square foot Colonial-style built in 1964. The customer’s initial concerns were that the home had cold floors and drafts.
Type of Home: Colonial
Year Built: 1964
Square Feet: 2315
Blower Door Test – Before: 4350
Blower Door Test – After: 2258
CFM Reduction: 2092
Reduction: 48%
Wise Home Energy performed an initial Blower Door Test which showed an airflow of 4350 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of air moving past the blower door.
Pre-Blower Door Test Results
Below are some images of the air-sealing and insulation steps taken by Wise Home Energy to correct the problems in the home.
Attic airsealing
Airsealing in the attic
Finished sealed and insulated attic
And here is the result of the Blower Door Test taken after the air-sealing and insulation work was completed. The results show a CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of 2258, a 48% reduction. A much more efficient and comfortable home, and a happy homeowner.
The After Blower Door Test Results

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