Case Studies

  • Zerodraft Corrects Insulation Problem for Chittenango Homeowner

    Posted On: 9/29/2016 9:01 AM

    This nice bungalow home in Chittenango offered from heat loss issues typically associated with this type of home.  The knee walls were uninsulated and allowed heat to escape directly from the living spaces to the roof causing ice dams, melting and high heating bills…we also discovered a totally untreated crawlspace that was allowing damp, cold outside air to infiltrate into the home through the floors and allowing moisture to enter as well from the ground.  Zerodraft foamed the knee walls, and c


  • Home Performance Syracuse, NY - Case Study

    Posted On: 9/29/2016 9:00 AM

    We achieved a great deal of improvement with regard to comfort and savings with this Albany home performance project! Zerodraft insulated the attic and above a garage ceiling, and in the cantilevered wall section that is often a problem area. We also replaced an older, inefficient furnace with a new Goodman unit that really handles the cold! These improvements stopped the flow of cold winter air into unwanted rooms and spaces, raising the comfort factor of this homeowner from zero to Zerodrafted


  • Spray Foam Insulation in Fayetteville, NY - Case Study

    Posted On: 9/29/2016 8:59 AM

    Zerodraft recently completed a spray foam insulation project in Fayetteville NY. This Fayetteville, NY ranch retrofit resulted in big savings and comfort improvements for this homeowner. The project saved a lot this past winter and prevented the huge ice dams that many homes experienced. In this project Zerodraft’s skilled spray foam insulation crew foamed the drafty, chilly, crawlspace, which stopped the cold, damp air from cooling the floors above. We also air sealed the penetrations between


  • Spray Foam Insulation CNY Region

    Posted On: 9/23/2016 11:29 AM

    The people living in this Ithaca area home were experiencing high heating bills and big ice dams along the eaves that were creating problems with water damage. They also were not aware that they had unacceptably high levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in their home that presented a real health and safety hazard. Zerodraft, the leading Albany area insulation contractor insulated the attic by adding nearly a foot of cellulose, as well as applying spray foam insulation to the basement sill plates where


  • Cellulose Insulation in Auburn, NY

    Posted On: 6/17/2015 11:35 AM

    This older, balloon style framed home in Auburn, NY had higher than normal heating bills and persistent drafts and cold floors.  Zerodraft added a foot of cellulose insulation in the attic, along with air sealing and insulated the perimeter of the basement with spray foam to stop cold air infiltration at the foundation resulting in lower bills and big reductions in ice build up around the eaves!