When it comes to homes, two of the main culprits for an inefficient and uncomfortable living space are ventilated attics and crawlspaces. The main issue with ventilating attics and crawlspaces is the free exchange of outside air with inside air, which allows the pleasant, clean, conditioned indoor air escapes from the living space. So, these […]Read More
Bringing A Minimally Insulated Attic Up To Optimum Can Yield Comparable Results, Relative To The Amount Of The Budget
Spray foam insulation can save up to 60% in cooling and heating costs
Closed-cell foam provides a much higher R-value per inch than open-cell foam. Because of its density and glue-like tenacity, it also adds structural strength to a wall, ceiling, or roof assembly.
Closed Cell Foam - $1 per inch (R-Value 7)
Open-cell foam provides a smaller R-value per inch. However, if the framing members are deep enough to accommodate your required R-value, open-cell foam may end up costing less.
Open Cell Foam - $0.30 per inch (R-Value 3.81)
Spray foam is the best alternative for insulating
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