Selling Remodeling With Energy Audits

A cathedral-roof rafter bay after retrofit air-sealing and before insulation. Caleb Contracting carried out an extensive roof insulation retrofit after an energy audit revealed the failure of the existing system.

A worker seals a vapor-permeable weather barrier membrane with tape as part of an extensive roof retrofit.

A worker vacuums failed cellulose insulation out of a double stud-wall cavity after an energy audit revealed major settling and pest infestation.

An Upright Frameworks worker installs dense-blown cellulose insulation into a rafter cavity through the soffit in a typical weatherizing retrofit.

Typical weatherizing jobs don't require roof demolition, but in this case, sheathing had to be replaced because of condensation and moisture damage.

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