For years insulators have focused on R-value. Although R-value is an important figure, it’s not the only or most important factor when considering a building’s energy efficiency. Let’s examine the effects of R-value versus ACH. R-value is a measure of a materials ability to resist changes in temperature. R-value is tested in a wind free environment at 75 degrees F. R-value is a test of material in a laboratory environment. ACH – Involuntary air changes per hour is a measurement... Read more
As consumers learn the benefits of spray foam, it becomes even more important to be able to offer open and closed cell spray foam to your customers. If you’re looking for a reliable company to meet your insulation needs, consider Hottel Energy Solutions. Our technicians are knowledgeable and professional, and will complete the job on time.
In response to growing demand for the healthy, energy efficient homes afforded by spray foam insulation, Hottel Energy Solutions (HES) announces their opening in New Market, MD. HES Spray Foam Insulators serves commercial and residential builders, remodelers, property managers and homeowners. HES president and certified HVAC system designer, Mark Hottel says, “Even in the high-end home market, we see many homes that require oversized heating and cooling systems to overcome poor insulation and inadequate... Read more