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Two Types of Fiberglass Insulation

There are many different options available for insulating your home or commercial building. One of our top picks is fiberglass insulation. There are two types of fiberglass insulation that are commonly used.

  • Fiberglass Batt Insulation. This is one of the most commonly used types of insulation as it is a more traditional choice. It is usually installed in thick sheets called batts that are pushed between the studs in your home or building. It is a very cost-effective choice that will reduce energy loss. To be most effective it needs to be carefully installed so that there are little to no spaces between the batts or around electrical boxes. It can be considered environmentally friendly because it reduces the usage of heating and cooling systems which lowers the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere.
  • Fiberglass Blow-In Insulation. This is a popular choice, but it needs to be installed correctly in order to have the proper R-value and the ability to effectively insulate. Fiberglass blow-in insulation can create a more effective barrier than fiberglass batt insulation because it completely fills the space it is sprayed into. It also has the added benefits of adding structural strength and being mold and moisture resistant. Blow-in insulation lasts much longer than batt insulation, making it a more effective option in the long run. Fiberglass blow-in insulation may be more expensive than batt insulation, but its benefits often outweigh the added cost.

If you are interested in fiberglass insulation or want help in determining if it is the right choice for your home or commercial property, contact us at AppleBlossom Energy. We can help you lower your energy costs, improve the comfort of your home or business, and create a healthier indoor environment through fiberglass insulation.