Peak to Peak Roofing & Exteriors of Oklahoma City and Tulsa – Insulation
Here is an overview of why proper attic insulation is so important.
Homes that were built in the 80’s or prior to are most likely not properly insulated and do not have the R38 (13”) that are code according to the Department of Energy. Most homes built during the 80’s or prior only have R19 (6.5”) lining their attic.
Insulating your home to code or above code will benefit you in numerous ways.
- Energy Efficiency
- Decrease Energy Bills
- Prolong Roof Life
- Noise and Sound Reduction
- Moisture Control
Peak to Peak Roofing & Exteriors offers FREE insulation examinations of your home’s attic. An attic that is well insulated has the potential to save you up to 20% on your heating and cooling energy bills per year according to Energy Star. Properly installed insulation helps your home keep the cold out and the conditioned air in.
Drafts coming from the attic will be controlled and halted. Did you know that up to 40% of a homes conditioned air escapes through the attic? If your heating and cooling energy costs are rising there is an easy solution. The total process of insulating an attic takes as little as 2 hours for the average size house.
Facts on Energy Savings.
- An average of 90% of home buyers are willing to pay up to $5,000 more for a home that would use less energy.
- Adding insulation and sealing leaks can help lower heating and cooling energy bills by up to 20%.
- An average of 84% of homeowners believe energy-efficient homes have a higher resale value.
- An average of 78% of homeowners would choose one home over another based on its ability to save energy.
Owens Corning Expanding Blown-In PINK Fiberglas™ Insulation breaks up the fiberglass making if fluffy. What this means is that millions of the tiny air pockets are created in the fiberglass which is what gives the material its insulating power. The insulation is further conditioned throughout the length of the hose attached to the blowing machine. As the PINK Fiberglas™ makes its way up to your attic, additional air pockets are created, increasing its insulating power even more. Since Fiberglas™ insulation will not settle it will hold its energy saving, R-value over time.