At the Midwest Builders Show, I spoke with Anthony Flaim, owner of Biofoam, Inc., a company that installs environmentally friendly spray foam. He discussed Biofoam’s product and services, and illustrated the benefits of Biofoam’s insulation in comparison to cellulose and batt insulation types.
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Darren Lombardo of Home Energy Solution demonstrates the different types of insulation materials to insulate your home.
Reflective Insulation Reflective insulation materials are usually fabricated from aluminum foils with a variety of backings such as kraft paper, plastic film, polyethylene bubbles, or cardboard. Reflective insulation is most effectively used to reflect sunlight in the summer which directly affects the heat gain in your house. Therefore, reflective insulation is often used in reducing […]
Foam Insulation Foam insulation is very expensive but it usually offers the highest R-value. It is usually installed by a professional as it requires special equipment to meter, mix, and spray the foam into place. Polyicynene is one of the materials used in foam insulation and it is considered an open-celled foam. An open-celled foam […]
There are several types of insulation methods available for home insulation. However, the types of insulation methods that work best really depends on a couple of factors such as the amount of insulation needed, the space to be insulated, the accessibility of the area to be insulated, insulation price and the local expertise of local […]
Insulation is available in various types. The common types of insulation are batt or rolls, loose fill (blown in), spray applied foam insulation, rigid insulation, and reflective insulation. The batt or rolls insulation consists of fiber glass insulation, rock and slag wool insulation, cotton/denim insulation. These types of insulations are generally installed in sidewalls, attics, […]
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