Q:Where are the biggest leaks in my home?
A:Typically, the biggest air leak in a home are in the attic hidden under
insulation. Large holes such as duct chases, plumbing holes, open wall tops, recessed light cans, poorly sealed attic hatches, and uncovered whole house fans are some of the biggest sources of
leakage. Consider addressing these big leaks first because they willlikely have a greater impact on improving your comfort and reducing your utility bills.
Q:Why should i instulate my crawl space?
A:Crawl space insulation, as a part of overall home air sealing and insulation,
helps maintain your entire home's energy efficiency. Without insulation, hea and cool air are easily lost through the floor. Insulation also helps to preserve the air quaility, and reduce energy
Q:Which insulation is the best or most prefered?
A:In our opinion, Owens Corning is the most prefered choice as the best value.
Q:Will i get a return on an attic insulation investment?
A:Attic insulation gets you a 107.7% return on investment. We often update out homes to make oursleves more
comfortable and/or happy. The results are pretty consistant year after year.
Q:Does insulation reduce sound?
A:Yes, insulation helps reduce noise both from outside, and between the different levels and rooms inside your
home. in fact, if outside noises seem louder then they should be, it may be a warning sign you don't have enough insulation.
Q:What does R-Value mean?
A:The R-Value is the building industry term for thermal resistance "per unit area". An R-Value cna be givven
for material, or for an assembly of materials.
Q:What makes an efficient insulation product?
A:An insulation materials resisitanceto conductive heat flow is measured or rated in terms of its thermal
resistance or R-Value. The higher the R-Value, the greater the insulating effectiveness.