After a physical inspection of the house to determine where air was coming in, Andy went around with a thermal imaging camera to find the hot and cold spots in the walls. The blue spots indicated bad sealing and/or inadequate insulation.
Andy also imaged the vents and canned lighting. Bright blue...yikes!
After the thermal imaging, Andy checked the attic for adequate insulation. No surprise, we need a bit more there. However, the important work at this point is to properly seal the house. It makes no sense to add more insulation to the mix if the home cannot hold heat in and cold out.
Thank goodness we have plenty of storage room in the rest of the house, or I'd be really bummed that there was no room for stuff in the attic!
Tomorrow, I'll share Andy's recommended solutions to seal the house and add extra insulation. Stay tuned!