SAN LEANDRO — Host, Sarah Rutan: While upgrading your attic insulation will improve your home’s energy efficiency, there’s another, related attic improvement you shouldn’t overlook. To learn more, we’re in San Leandro with Gil Geva of Atticare, speaking on behalf of Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Sean Mader.
Gil Geva: Upgrading your attic is a once in a lifetime project. Let’s talk about a step that many home owners are unaware of, air sealing. Air sealing is closing up all the cracks and gaps around light fixtures, vents, pipes and electrical wiring. Prior to performing air sealing, all these gaps add up to a two-by-two open window. So make sure your contractor seals up all the cracks and gaps in your attic according to Title 24. Read more