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Energy-Efficient Upgrades for Your Home: An Interview with Jason Wigget of Jason Wigget Construction

By Jason Wigget

Tell us a little bit about your company and the services you offer.

Jason Wigget Construction Inc. is a general contracting construction company based in Belvidere, IL that builds homes, additions etc.

Can you briefly explain the difference that having a more energy-efficient home can make?

Our biggest focus is energy-efficient new homes. It has the greatest impact on monthly utility costs and on the earth's resources.

What are some of the most popular energy-efficient upgrades that homeowners are having installed?

Our basic home is very efficient, green, and healthy standard. From there, upgrades could include alternative power sources such as solar and wind energy. There is also geo-thermal heating systems and radiant under floor heating, just to name a few.

What are the best renewable energy options to help homeowners save money in the long-run?

Our standard building design is more efficient than even the latest energy codes. These will save the greatest amount on energy costs from day one, without adding upgrades.

Do you have any advice for people who are interested in energy-efficient upgrades but have a limited budget?

For existing homes, attic insulation and Low-E windows are the best way to save.

What's the best way for people to contact you and your company?

Phone: 815-543-3031

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