Lots of discussion these days about energy conservation....ways to reduce heating bills...Thermal imaging for determining heat loss...as well there should be...we just have this one planet at least until there are reservations available for the Moon, Mars, etc. on a regular basis.
In our "four seasons" part of the world...we are subject to snow of any consequence most usually from later November through the end of March with some years occasionally earlier...and some unexpected...and by that time..very unwelcome, later into April. I went to school on the Wisconsin/Minnesota border and remember one year it snowed May 1st and I cried for a week ! We always tell our Minnesota friends that we hope that Summer comes on a weekend this year so they can enjoy it !!
As we do our dashing thru the snow professionally and socially this season...we can tell some people we know...in the simplest way todiagnose" whether or not there is insufficient insulation on some part of the house...by looking at the roof. This is the roof of our house, note the even white blanket covering the roof. That means that there is no heat escaping to melt the snow on the roof...Yaaah insulation is doing its job as it should.
When you go past a house with uneven or no snow on roof and other homes in the area have snow on the roofs with "holes" in it...it may be a sign that insulation is needed.
Not as scientific a "study" as you would expect from an expert home inspector...but something to give energy conscious home owners ...a heads UP !
Warm weekend wishes from Sally K. & David L. Hanson, Broker Associates with EXP Realty, honored to be serving southeastern Wisconsin for all things real estate.