R-values

July 15, 2014

Is It Time to Add More Insulation to Your Attic?

Are you on the hunt for more ways to save energy in your Peachtree City home? If you’ve already air-sealed your home, basement, and attic, the next best step may be to check your attic insulation and add more insulation as needed. Your attic is often the easiest space to add more insulation to increase your home’s energy efficiency and your overall indoor comfort. Do I Already Have Enough? No matter what type of insulation is currently in your attic, a […]
January 2, 2014

Insulating R-Values Can Vary More Than You Think

Insulation is a necessity year-round, keeping heat inside your home during the winter and keeping heat out through the sweltering Georgia summer. Any homeowner who has recently installed insulation should be familiar with R-values (“R” standing for “resistance”), the standards by which insulation is judged. R-values provide a convenient way for consumers to assess which type of insulation provides the most resistance to heat transfer and, thus, which will best serve their needs. Yet, insulating R-values don’t tell the whole […]