Why Phoenix Roofing & Solar
Efficient Energy Solutions
Frequently Asked Questions
How much can I expect to save from adding energy upgrades to my home?
The amount you save depends on the upgrades you choose. However, in general, you could lower your energy bills by 10-15 percent by installing insulation. You could save up to $500 a year with energy-efficient windows, and upgrading your HVAC system could reduce your monthly energy bills 20-40 percent.
Who should get energy upgrades?
Unless you have brand new construction with energy-efficiency already built in, you can probably benefit from one or more of the upgrades we offer. The older your home, the greater your benefits are likely to be.
How do I know which upgrades are best for my home?
Every home is different, which means the upgrades that work for your neighbor might not be the best choice for you. Our experts are happy to provide a consultation to help you determine which upgrades will have the greatest impact on your home's efficiency.
What types of insulation work best in the attic?
Fiberglass batting or spray foam insulation both work well in attics. We can help you implement the right solution for your space.
Can I install insulation myself?
Yes, you can install certain types of insulation yourself. However, some of the most efficient types, such as spray foam, need to be installed by a professional.
How much does attic insulation save on energy bills?
You can save 10-15 percent on your electricity bills by installing attic insulation.
How do high-efficiency windows protect my home?
High-efficiency windows are designed to absorb solar radiation in order to keep heat out in the summer and retain warmth in the winter. They can reduce your energy consumption while preventing fading on curtains and furniture from the intensity of the sun.
How do they differ from regular windows?
Efficient windows boast extra layers of insulation to block the loss of hot and cold air from your home.
Are they worth the money to install in my home?
YES! With potentially hundreds of dollars in savings every year, these windows quickly pay for themselves, and start saving you money.
What types of energy-efficient HVAC do you install?
We only recommend industry-leading HVAC units that have proven themselves to be long-lasting, energy-efficient, and money-saving. That is one of the reasons we can offer warranties of up to 25 years for our products – Because we know that they will last.
How often should I replace my HVAC system?
You should replace your HVAC system every 10-15 years to get the most efficiency.
How much money can an energy-efficient HVAC system save me?
The right HVAC system for your home could save you 20-40 percent on your energy bills.
What is the right size HVAC system for my home?
The right size HVAC system for your home depends upon factors such as the size of your house. We can provide an expert consultation to make sure you get the right system for your needs.