Uncontrolled moisture in your crawlspace is never okay. Over time, moisture encourages mold growth (which in turn leads to poor indoor air quality), wood rot, warped floorboards and ductwork problems.
If you’re thinking about building a new home or renovating your existing one, there are many decisions to be made. One of the largest considerations is whether to make the investment in building with efficiency in mind or simply settling for the minimum or baseline standard.
E3 is currently conducting a neighborhood radon study in different areas across Nashville to get a sense of the variation within neighborhoods. The age of the homes varied, as did their foundation types.
Are there any tax rebates available for home energy efficiency? Most of the residential energy efficiency tax credits expired on December 31, 2016 but were retroactively restored f
It’s that time of year — tax season. While it’s usually a pain to get everything together if you haven’t been staying on top of it throughout the year, it’s often worth it when you receive that coveted tax refund. You might already have big plans for that money — a vacation or savings, but what if you could actually invest it into your home? It is a great opportunity to invest extra money and create a monthly dividend (similar to an annuity).
Last fall, a family of young professionals purchased their first home, an older home in the 12 South neighborhood that had fallen somewhat into disrepair after years on the rental market.
Have you noticed condensation on your windows lately? What does this mean? If you see condensation, you likely have high humidity levels in your home. Condensation can accumulate particularly in the kitchen, laundry room, bathrooms, or in bedrooms with adjoining bathroom. The cause?
As we move into the winter season, you may notice that the summer humidity is gone and the lack-their-of is now causing other types of problems. Dry indoor conditions can be just as miserable as high humidity levels, but for different reasons.
People often call us and say, “I saw your vehicles in my neighborhood the other day. What do you y’all do?” Well, the short answer is, we do a lot! E3 helps existing homeowners fix issues related to comfort, moisture, indoor air quality, and high energy bills.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought a lot of rain to Nashville. How did your crawlspace weather the storms? Moisture issues in crawlspaces are as common as pumpkins in October. That's why it's important to check on things under your house on a regular basis.