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How a Contractor Insulates: Part II

  
  
  
  
  

insulationJim from Green Guild explains how contractors determine which insulation to use based on the type of attic. For example, for a big attic with sufficient ventilation, the obvious choice is open cellulose insulation. From Jim’s experience, he has installed open cellulose in a 2000-square-feet attic in just 2.5 hours. For attics that have a low roof pitch, no ventilation, and heating equipment, spray foam insulation is used. This will insulate the roof assembly and bring the heating equipment inside the thermal barrier. On rare occasions, Jim has also encountered a house that is fully insulated.

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Learn something new every day!
Posted @ Thursday, July 05, 2012 10:48 AM by Robin
Finding a person or company who does good attic insulations is very hard. Plus there are harmful chemicals you have to look out for. Who do you recommend?
Posted @ Thursday, July 19, 2012 2:33 PM by Karl
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Posted @ Thursday, July 26, 2012 3:09 PM by Tra
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