Home Comfort Blog
When looking at the best insulation for your home, many factors should be considered to help make the best possible choice. Sourcing an insulation that is reliable and efficient would be the ideal candidate for your home.
Deciding what the best type of insulation for your home is can be a difficult decision. With the many different products and application processes, it can make the choice that much harder. There are systems such as blankets/ batts, loose fill, reflective, and spray foam which all have advantages, depending on where they are used. This can make the decision to use one over the other that much more challenging. What if one of these insulation systems outperformed the others? What if there was a product that did more than just insulate?
Icynene to expand spray foam insulation offering across Europe through acquisition of France’s leading polyurethane insulation distributor, ISOLAT France
You may not know but insulation is measured in "board feet". What is a board foot, you may ask? What happened to square feet? Not to worry! Here, we show why board feet are used when talking about spray foam insulation. A board foot is a volume measurement and has a total volume of 144 inches cubed or total measurements of 12 inches by 12 inches by 1 inch (generic form).
There are numerous advantages of spray foam insulation that you’ve likely heard about: energy efficiency, help in reducing drafts, but there are several lesser-known benefits that are sometimes overlooked.
Having a properly insulated home can contribute towards lower heating and cooling bills. But where are the best areas to insulate to achieve this goal? Without insulation in key areas of the home, conditioned air can escape continuously, costing you financially. It may sound obvious, but some of the best places to insulate in your home are the roof, walls, windows/doors, drafty areas, and the floors. Why are these areas the best places to insulate in your home? The answer is simple. Almost all of the air lost from your home comes from those problem areas.