Posted June 11, 2019 by Victor Michael Rodriguez
It doesn’t matter if you’re a Texas native or you are new to the area, summers in Texas are brutal. High heat and high humidity levels make for an uncomfortable season. Summer officially ends in September but the heat can last well into November. One way you can stay comfortable is with good insulation in your home’s attic.
An attic with no insulation or one that is poorly insulated can cost you up to 25% more on energy costs. This can be especially true for older homes. Recommended R-values have changed and your older home may not meet newer recommendations or standards for efficient insulation. According to Energy Star, the recommended total R-value for attics in central and south Texas is R-30 to R-60. Poorly insulated attics will require less additional insulation than attics with no insulation.
Blown-In insulation is one of the best options for insulating your homes attic. Compared to batt-insulation, blown-in insulation can more effectively fill hard to reach areas like corners and around framing. Blown-In insulation provides complete coverage of your home’s attic limiting the loss of energy. If your home is poorly or insufficiently insulated, blown-in insulation can be installed on top of your home’s current insulation increasing its R-value.
Quality HVAC Refrigeration uses Johns Manville insulation products. The product we use is blown-in loose-fill fiberglass insulation. This insulation is formaldehyde free, fire resistant and is noncombustible. The blown-in insulation we use will not mildew or corrode your homes pipes, wires or metal studs. Johns Manville blown-in insulation can be installed up to R-70 if your ceiling weight limits can accommodate.
Johns Manville blown-in insulation is installed by our qualified technicians. Installation is fast, clean and usually takes just one day to complete. Escape the heat at home; Contact Quality HVAC Refrigeration Today.