Reduce the Cost of Heating With Home Insulation

Your family can stay warmer while you reduce the cost of heating with home insulation, including manufacturer's recommendations by weather zone, R-value per inch, insulation density and moisture permeability.



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Chart: Types of home insulation.
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U.S. map: Farmers home administration/mineral insulation manufacturers recommendations.
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Chart: Zone; heating degrees/day; suggested R-values.
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The recent success of superinsulated housing is, perhaps, the strongest testimonial to the fact that thermal conservation measures are becoming accepted practices in the construction of even conventional-looking homes.
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