Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Blown-in insulation’

What’s Your Insulation R-Value?

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

What's Your Insulation R-Value?Whether you are heating or cooling your home in the Fresno area, the quantity and quality of the insulation in the walls, floors and ceilings will heavily influence the amount you pay for conditioning your home. To keep your utility bills reasonable, you should make sure that the insulation in your home meets the minimum insulation R-value for the local climate.

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Sufficient Insulation Works As A Virtual Coat for Your Area Home

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

The best heating and cooling system your hard-earned money can buy for your Fresno area home will be of little use if your home is poorly insulated. Insulation is a one-time investment that pays great dividends year after year in fuel savings, conserved resources, and increased comfort for you and your family. Let’s review the basics, from top to bottom, starting with vocabulary:

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Choosing Attic Insulation For Your San Joaquin Valley Home

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Choosing Attic Insulation For Your San Joaquin Valley HomeInsulating your attic increases the energy efficiency of your home, is relatively inexpensive and lasts for decades. When you’re choosing attic insulation, these steps will help you reach the 16 inches that the U.S. Department of Energy recommends for our climate. Sixteen inches of insulation translates to an R-value around 38, which gives you 38 hours of protection against heat gain or loss. The “R” stands for resistance and each value that the insulation carries indicates how many hours it resists temperature change.

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