Image of someone holding their smart phone and looking at an Energy Home Efficiency Grid. Is My Home Energy Efficient?

Is My Home Energy Efficient?

February 29, 2024

At HomeRx and Performance Insulation Energy Services, we believe in taking a whole-house approach to conserving your energy use. That’s why we offer energy audits designed to save you money in all weather conditions. Let’s work together to find ways to save you money.

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Image of someone working on a water heater. 7 Things you should know about tankless water heaters.

7 Things You Should Know About Tankless Water Heaters

February 15, 2024

Hot water is one of those things everyone takes for granted in our modern society. A hot shower on a cold winter evening is relaxing. Hot water washes away dirt from laundry and grease from pans. And hot water comes in handy as an emergency defroster.

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Should I Buy a Tankless Water Heater Instead?

January 30, 2024

It’s a terrible moment when you step into the shower and find you have no hot water. Best case scenario—your spouse just ran a load of white clothes on hot in the washing machine, turned on the dishwasher, and took a leisurely hot shower a few minutes ago. Worst case scenario—you have a broken water heater.

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What Is the Best Insulation for My Home?

January 15, 2024

At HomeRx, we work with fiberglass batting, blown-in cellulose, and spray foam insulation. We can guide you in selecting the best form of insulation for your home.

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Duct Sealing for Winter

December 15, 2023

Wintertime in Oregon can get expensive. There’s holiday shopping, snow tires, vacations—the list goes on. So why pay more for utilities? HomeRx & Performance Insulation is pleased to offer duct sealing, which has proven to lower your energy bills.  According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the average home’s ductwork loses between 25 and…

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

November 30, 2023

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Oregon, creating some significant health problems.

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How to Upgrade Your Home Insulation

November 10, 2023

You increase comfort and decrease energy consumption by improving the insulation in your Oregon home. Less energy use translates into lower energy bills. 

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Does Adding Insulation to Your Attic Make a Big Difference?

October 31, 2023

When it comes to energy efficiency and home comfort, many homeowners in Oregon have started to look upwards—specifically, to their attics.

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Attic Fan

Will an Attic Fan Make Me More Comfortable?

August 8, 2023

While it seems a fan to cool a hot attic might also cool your home, it’s not a good solution. A better way to get more comfortable is sealing the attic and increasing your insulation.

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The Science of Heat Retention

August 8, 2023

Heating is the number one energy consumer in your home—it consumes nearly 30 percent of the average household’s energy bill.

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