25 Sep '11, 5pm

Choosing the Best Insulation Delivers Energy Savings

Choosing the Best Insulation Delivers Energy Savings

When selecting an insulation material, the most important environmental consideration is its performance and suitability for your application. Over the lifespan of a home, the energy saved with a well-insulated building envelope far outweighs the environmental impact of insulation’s manufacture. The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association states that the insulation produced annually in the United States saves 12 times the energy its manufacture consumes. While this calculation may ignore the energy required to extract and process materials used to make insulation, it gives you an idea of how much energy insulation can save.

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