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High-Performance Insulation Services in Washington DC

As the political and cultural epicenter of the country, Washington DC is a diverse and fast-paced community. However, the bustling lifestyle makes it all the more important to have a comfortable and healthy home to come back to at the end of the day. The best way to achieve your comfort, efficiency, and indoor health goals is to work with a contractor that not only provides high-quality work, but also knows the specific needs of your home. 

The Fifth Fuel is a full-service energy efficiency contractor with over 30 years of experience in DC, and we’ve worked everywhere—from Columbia Heights to Foggy Bottom. We utilize a whole-home approach to find reliable and long-lasting results based on building science. Our team is highly trained on the typical  home styles in the area, including historic Victorians, row houses, modern single-family homes, apartments, and more. 

Energy Efficiency Services

Whether you have high heating & cooling costs or you’re looking to solve the comfort issues in your home, The Fifth Fuel can help.

Whole-Home Insulation Solutions

Insulation is one of the most effective and affordable ways to improve energy efficiency in your home. Working like a down jacket, it creates a barrier that separates your living spaces from the outdoor elements to prevent heat transfer and energy loss. 

The Fifth Fuel offers several insulation services in DC, including:

Air Sealing for Maximum Protection

In order to maximize your home’s insulation benefits, you need to stop unwanted airflow in addition to heat transfer. This is why our team always recommends air sealing in tandem with insulation upgrades. 

By sealing gaps, cracks, and other areas of air leakage, air sealing creates an airtight barrier around your home that helps:

  • Strengthen your home structure
  • Prevent ice dams
  • Improve indoor air quality  
  • Reduce wear & tear on HVAC equipment
  • Lower heating & cooling costs

In-Depth Energy Audits

There’s no single solution that will work for every DC home, and the best way to identify exactly what yours needs is with an energy audit. This whole-home performance assessment allows our qualified technicians to find areas of inadequate insulation, air leakage, and more, so we can build a customized plan of action that delivers results.  

Commercial & Multifamily Services

The Fifth Fuel also offers energy efficiency services to businesses and multifamily properties in Washington DC. We’ve worked on a wide variety of commercial buildings in the area and can help you reduce operating costs and get serious about energy conservation with insulation, air sealing, and more.  

Save on Energy Efficiency with Rebates & Incentives

We believe that energy efficiency is the Fifth Fuel, and think it should be accessible to all. That’s why we stay up-to-date on what tax credits and rebates are available to DC homeowners. Many incentive programs are often changing, so the best way to find out if your home performance upgrades are eligible is to reach out to our team. 

The Fifth Fuel Knows DC Homes

Our team has built a reputation for helping DC homeowners and businesses save energy and solve issues at the source. We’re a family owned and operated business and take pride in being industry leaders in energy conservation. If you’re experiencing comfort, health, or efficiency problems, give The Fifth Fuel a call.

Get started with a free estimate. Call 703-368-1479 or contact us online for more information.

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