Superior attic insulation literally takes top billing for providing an energy-efficient, comfortable and healthy home. Loose-fill cellulose and fiberglass are top insulation choices in our region, so it’s important to understand the benefits and deficiencies of each, as pertaining to your situation and home.
Cellulose loose-fill insulation
Cellulose insulation is manufactured from pulverized newsprint. Cellulose insulation is commonly installed in attics and wall cavities of homes using a pneumatic blowing machine.
Fiberglass loose-fill insulation
Like cellulose insulation, fiberglass loose-fill insulation is blown in using a blowing machine, and easily conforms to different shapes and sizes of home structures.
Superior installation by your HVAC professional will achieve the best results for your insulation installation project. Proper distance from light fixtures and the flue or chimney is required to prevent fires, and soffit vents shouldn’t be obscured.
For more information about insulation choices for your home-efficiency upgrade or new construction, please contact us at Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal in northwest Arkansas.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Northwest Arkansas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about insulation and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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