Tips to Keep Your Home Healthy and Mold-Free

Mold and its spores are everywhere. It’s nothing necessarily to be afraid of, most mold is harmless and beneficial in the right setting. The problem arises when these molds set up shop in our homes, release air-borne spores into the indoor environment, and then these spores enter our bodies releasing toxins that can make us sick. So how can you protect your family from this potential health hazard? Some basic home maintenance and good healthy …

8 Ways to Winterize your Home

1. Look for Drafts According to the U.S. Department of Energy, drafts can waste 5% to 30% of your energy use. Check your home around windows and doors for any air gaps. Add weather stripping to windows and door and if need add a draft guard to the bottom of your doors. Take a close look at places where two different building materials meet, such as corners, around chimneys, where pipes or wires exit and …

2011 Window Film Tax Credit is Expiring

The tax credits for qualifying window film installations have been extended to the end of 2011. A provision in the recent Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 has created a tax credit opportunity for window films installed in residential structures. Under the new policy, the qualifying credit is 10% of the film cost with a maximum total credit of $500. The new policy went into effect January 1, 2011 and …

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7 things you need to know about your window film company…

1. Ask for a free estimate Any window film installation company should be willing to provide you with a Free estimate. They should be willing and able to visit your location no matter the size of the job. This is a common issue, customer calls the installation company and they provide a estimate over the phone. When the installation company arrives scope of work can be unexpected and cause confusion. frustration and costs you more …

PRESS RELEASE: Changing our name from Climate Insulating Products to ClimatePro.

Climate Insulating Products

PRESS RELEASE – For immediate release 11/1/2011 Santa Rosa, CA – Climate Insulating Products, a Sonoma County based business providing advanced window film coatings and coverings for residential homeowners and commercial buildings has been in business for 31 years and was founded in a small garage in Santa Rosa, California. Today the company’s service area includes most parts of Northern California including Sacramento and also a satellite office in the San Diego area. The company …

How window film earns LEED credits

1. Energy Performance Credits Buildings that exceed the EPA ENERGY STAR® rating of 60 required for certification can receive up to 10 LEED credits through additional energy efficiency improvements (LEED E&A Credit #1). The table below shows the LEED points that can be earned for an existing building based on additional energy efficiency improvements. Window film alone can provide from one to four LEED points in energy efficiency improvements, depending on the environment and the …