Why is insulation important?
Ever wondered what the purpose of insulation is? Below are the reasons why insulation is a crucial part
of your home.
Insulation reduces your bills significantly and preserves your HVAC system.
Insulation acts as a barrier between outside and inside temperature which allows you to keep consistent
comfortable temperature regardless of the weather outside. It can greatly affect your electricity cost since
your HVAC system doesn’t have to compensate for lack of insulation.
Insulation minimizes noises in your home.
Good insulation has a lot of benefits. One of which is sound absorption. It absorbs sound vibrations from
appliances, foot steps, and people who live inside. Old HVAC systems are noisy. With lack of proper
insulation, it can get loud. So, replacing your HVAC system is a great way to reduce noise and create
long term savings on heating and cooling costs!
Modular HVAC System can be a solution to poor insulation.
Insulation reduces the transfer of heat between living spaces as well as preventing it from escaping. Old
HVAC equipment will have a hard time trying to handle all the air being exchanged in the home. Modern
systems are able to modulate their speed as well as predict the temperature to act proactively. This
eventually lowers the amount of energy needed for your HVAC system to operate.
Dehumidifier are a way to compensate lack of insulation to fight moisture.
Indoor home activities such as cooking, showering and washing clothes can create moisture within your
home. This moisture creates a perfect environment for mold growth. Good insulation usually handles this
well. Dehumidifiers are a great solution to compensate the lack of insulation and save on the cost to
replace insulation. You have a constant ability to control it’s work, thus making it a great and cost
Key Areas To Insulate
If you want to learn how to better insulate your home, then you need to know the key areas to insulate.
So, where are these areas?
∙ Basement. Inspect the basement walls and ground. Also, inspect ceiling holes and openings
where pipes run through.
∙ Attic. Inspect the attic for consistent depth all around.
∙ Walls and floors.Inspect exterior walls and floors. This can be challenging to do alone but a
HVAC expert can help you.
∙ Garage. Inspect the garage walls, floors and any other additional rooms.