Building a Net-Zero Energy Ready Home in Ashland City, TN

Submitted by office on Mon, 04/05/2021 - 16:38

Starting the design of a new custom home can be exciting and daunting at the same time. Planning the layout, envisioning the view from the kitchen, and deciding where to put the solar panels are probably everyone’s favorite parts about building a custom high performance home.

Why Band-Aids and blister packs don't work for your home.

Submitted by office on Mon, 03/01/2021 - 12:10

Medicine and healthcare are often used to make analogies to home performance at E3 INNOVATE because of the similarities between achieving optimal health and an energy efficient healthy home. We can't rely on Band-Aids and blister packs to fix our health; nor can we rely on shiny pieces of equipment to fix our homes. 

Americans have grown dependent on medicine to relieve their nagging symptoms when many health professionals keep driving home the valid point that diet and lifestyle changes need to be the first step in regaining health.

Keeping Our Homes Healthy with Proper Ventilation

Submitted by office on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 12:23

January is Radon Awareness Month. Although radon is probably the most popular indoor air contaminant, there are others we should be aware of. Particulates from mold, dust, dander, and pollen as well as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and combustion gasses are often found inside our homes. Exposure to indoor air contaminants is inevitable, but proper ventilation can help reduce our exposure and help homeowners in Nashville, TN create healthier homes. 

Chasing Radon

Submitted by office on Tue, 10/13/2020 - 12:13

E3 was recently featured in Home Energy Magazine! The latest article was a follow up to one published in the winter of 2018. Both articles describe a complicated radon issue in a large home in Nashville, TN. 

The first article, "Solving the Unintended Consequences of a Home Performance Renovation," describes the initial concerns the homeowners were facing with radon and odors. At the end of this cliff hanger, we were able to reduce radon levels from 15 to 4.1 pCi/L. 

The Cause & Effects of an Unhealthy Home

Submitted by jacquelyn on Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:15
From your attic to your crawlspace, tiny air leaks, inefficient ductwork and lack of insulation could be contributing to an increase in headaches, allergies and other symptoms you experience in your home. Learn how E3 INNOVATE utilizes the whole home approach to make your Nashville home healthier.

The Whole Home Approach to Keeping your Family Healthy

Submitted by jacquelyn on Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:08
If you suspect your Nashville home may be making you sick, it will require the whole home approach to make sure your family stays healthy at home for years to come. E3 INNOVATE is Nashville’s trusted home performance expert, providing integrated strategies for crawlspace encapsulations, insulation, radon remediation and more.

Creating a healthy home for a bundle of love

Submitted by office on Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:41

With a baby on the way, the Myers’ family was concerned about their indoor radon levels. Their initial 26-day test result in the soon-to-be nursery came back at 11.2 pCi/L. The recommended indoor level is 4.0 pCi/L. Mike and Lisa Myers reached out to E3 to evaluate the issue.