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Jim Bevels

Hello! My name is Jim. I am a rental property owner in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

I figure it was time to begin doing some energy upgrades to my properties. This is the first.

Low-E Insulation

And most definitely there is going to be more.

The upgrade project for this house is siding and addistional insulation. The siding I am adding is Hardi Plank. The insulation I picked is a product from Environmentally Safe Products called Low-e House Wrap, 4PFPT. This product comes in rolls, 4' x 125'; it is perforated and single sided foile with a tab. By using this product, I will be adding an R-value of 4 to what is already in the house. Besides the increase in R-value, this product will reflect 97% of the radiant heat.

Now watch as this project unfolds...

These are the before pictures of the house. It needed to be stripped down to the sheathing.

Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation

The work begins on applying the Low-E House Wrap.

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Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation

Now the last step...applying the siding and trim.

Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation

Oh, I missed the real last step...apply paint...step back and enjoy.

Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation

Low-E Insulation