Basement Renovation - Falmouth, Maine - Home Improvement Services - Rook Energy Solutions

Basement Renovation - Falmouth, Maine - Home Improvement Services - Rook Energy Solutions

One of our recent Contracting and Home Improvement jobs in which we finished a section of our clients basement. We insulated and air sealed the space, built a new dividing wall, moved a central vac system, added electrical, hung drywall, painted, etc....

It is now a very comfortable, and easy to heat space!

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Attic and Basement Insulation - Yarmouth, Maine - Weatherization Services - Rook Energy Solutions

Attic and Basement Insulation - Yarmouth, Maine - Weatherization Services - Rook Energy Solutions

The goal of the homeowner was to get off of oil for their primary heating fuel, and instead heat with a central air source heat pump system with electric backup. Rook Energy Solutions did a full weatherization retrofit of the attics, basement and crawlspaces.  Insulation was removed to allow for thorough air sealing of all attic bypasses, and new Thermax rigid board, closed cell spray foam and cellulose was installed.  A new vapor barrier was installed over the exposed dirt in the crawlspaces.

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Basement & Attic Insulation| Ranch Style Home | Biddeford, ME | Rook Energy Solutions

Basement & Attic Insulation| Ranch Style Home | Biddeford, ME | Rook Energy Solutions

UPDATE: This home was weatherized in 2012 - the home owner has reported ~30% savings annually from their pre-weatherization heating bills.

This small ranch in Biddeford offered many of the same issues that we regularly see in a New England home; excessive fiberglass insulation with mismanaged airflow leading to devalued insulation. The home owner complained of ice damming issues, drafty spots, and high energy bills.

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