The growing need and use of energy is a loud wakeup call which is forcing us to take action and switch to more energy-efficient systems. These systems not only help us save on energy but also control our pocket and how much cash we can save (sound good?).
Home insulation is energy efficient, cost-efficient and its importance cannot be stressed enough. It is no longer considered optional but essential. Up to 10 years old houses are already under-insulated these days. So if your house is older than that, it means it is time you hired a professional and licensed installer to insulate your home.
Reduced Energy Bills
A well insulated house will prevent or contain the heat as required. In the summers, it will keep the heat outside. In the winters, it keeps the heat from escaping your home. The cause of increased energy bills these days is the minimal control over the amount of electricity required. Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning need energy in large quantities to run and that means more bills for you to bear.
Insulating your home with aerolite insulation can control the consumption of heating and cooling systems. In fact, heating and cooling systems work better in an insulated home since it controls the heat flow. Your living conditions will be immensely improved if you are low tolerant in accordance to the temperatures.
Insulation helps with energy consumption too of course. You will require less energy to a heating or cooling system thus reducing power usage. If you are looking at cost cutting techniques, you have found what you are looking for.
During insulation, certain parts of the house need more attention. Attic, ceiling and basement are all most prone to let the heat escape or come in, hence needs the hands of an experienced installer. If you choose to insulate your ceiling, it will also give you the added benefit of sound control and a quieter peaceful home.
Resistance value or R-value is the ability of an insulation product to control the flow of heat. When picking an insulation product for your home, it is essential that you give some thought or seek professional assistance in choosing a product with the right R-value. The factors to consider are the geography and climate of your area.