Attic Insulation – Installtion and Repair in Raleigh
Adequate attic insulation is key to a comfortable and energy-efficient home. The older your home, the more you can benefit from adding new attic insulation. New insulation technology makes today’s insulation the most cost effective way to lower energy consumption as well as drastically reducing how much it costs to heat and cool your home.
When you choose the right insulation contractor that uses the proper insulation that is guaranteed not to settle. Choose wisely and your insulation will last for the life of your home with no maintenance.
Having proper insulation in your attic has a variety of benefits that can help offset the cost of the installation:
- Up to 40% decrease in Utility Loss
- Lowers Utilities on Heating & Cooling by 20%
- More Efficient HVAC with less Wear & Tear
- Qualifies for Energy Tax Credit
- Upstairs Much Easier to Heat & Cool
- Energy Efficient Homes Have Better Comfort & Improved Acoustics
- 90% of Home Buyers Will Pay More for Energy Efficient Homes
- 60% of Homes Today Not Insulated Properly
- R’ Value for N.C. is R-49 based on the National Energy Commission
- Helps Roof Ventilation Perform at Maximum Capacity
What Are Reasons I Lose Energy In My Home?
Outside air must have a free flow into the attic to help in removing the attic heat in summer and moisture in winter. Without proper intake venting, air will condense and cause mold and wet decking on the typical insulation unlike the attic insulation blow in by CRS.
Hatch stairs need an insulated cover and/or wall around opening to hold proper insulation.
Attic sides lose a tremendous amount of heating and cooling due to doors having very little insulation as a barrier.
Whole House Fan
Major heat and cooling loss. Attic opening should be covered to block heat and cooling loss. Also, you should have a wall built up around perimeter of opening to hold proper insulation.
Energy loss from lack of insulation can cause condensation when not hooked up properly.
More time than not with skylights having a framed chase or tunnel from the roof to the inside of the house, the sides are not insulated properly, causing high energy loss.
Whether your exhaust venting is a power fan, ridge vent, turbine or static vents, it is essential that they are clear and operative to help ensure that summer heat and winter moisture has a good exit. That helps prolong the life of shingles as well as maintaining a comfort level in the house.
Typically recess lighting requires a 6” space around can lights to prevent possible fire. Each can needs to be boxed in to keep insulation away.
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