What is the R-value? (also called the R factor)
The R-value is a unit of measurement (imperial), expressed in m2 / KW, which expresses the ability of a material to slow the flow of heat through it. The R-value, used in the construction industry, is the Thermal (R) esistance of an insulating (…)
Insulation for Commercial Spaces: What You Need to Know
Proper insulation is not just an asset for residential properties. Commercial spaces also benefits from acquiring high-quality insulation. Not only can insulation make your business more comfortable to be in, it can also help you reduce energy and (…)
Are You Paying Enough Attention to Your Attic?
Many home owners forget about their attic. Some people use it as an extra storage space, and others forget about this area of the home entirely. Your attic is much more important for the health of your home than you might think, even though it is (…)
What are the signs of poor residential insulation?
Have you ever stayed in a cabin somewhere out in nature? If you have, then you probably noticed that the temperature inside was at the mercy of the world outside. Big swings in temperature, mold growing around the place, and cold floors are just a (…)
Installing Insulation in an Old Home
Modern housing codes dictate that homes be adequately protected against the elements by using insulation. Since these codes have changed over the years, chances are that if you have an older home, then you have less than you need. There are many (…)