Fiberglass Insulation Types?

Answer Energy costs are inexorably linked to daily life in an increasingly technological world, but the single most important factor driving the monthly energy bill is not usage, but efficiency. Heating a... Read More »

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How do I buy fiberglass insulation?

Measuring the SpaceMeasure the space, height and width where you will add the insulation. Convert calculations into square feet (width X height) to determine the amount of insulation to purchase.De... Read More »

Why is fiberglass used as insulation?

Fiberglass Insulation Glass fiber is used to make insulating materials primarily because in the proper form it will trap air and reduce its circulation, AND because the glass fibres are non-combust... Read More »

What is the R-value of fiberglass insulation?

Fiberglass insulation comes in two different types, loose-fill and batt. Loose-fill fiberglass has an R-value of 2.2 to 2.7 per inch, and fiberglass batts have an R-value of 2.9 to 3.8 per inch.Ref... Read More »

Is fiberglass insulation harmful?

On One Hand: Not If Contained ProperlyIf fiberglass insulation is properly contained so that no single part of it is exposed to the air, it is not harmful. Homeowners with fiberglass insulation tha... Read More »