A key to help reduce your energy costs in your home, as well as help the environment is to make it more energy efficient. One of the ways to do this is with appropriate insulation and there are many alternatives nowadays to the traditional, standard fiberglass option.
Insulation can be rolled, blown or sprayed and is key to helping keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter. It must be installed properly for maximum usefulness. In choosing which insulation is best for your home, make sure to pay attention to the R-Value. This is a rating, which indicates the insulation effectiveness – the higher the number, the higher the efficiency. Did you know that almost half (46%) of energy costs are related to heating and cooling?