JM R19 16 x 96 Unfaced Fiberglass Insulation Batt
JM Unfaced Formaldehyde-free™ fiberglass insulation is prefect for effective thermal and noise control. Our unfaced insulation is available in pre-cut batts to fit standard wall cavities. Increase the overall comfort of your home with fiberglass wall insulation. It’s thermal performance helps to maintain temperatures, reducing energy loss and energy costs while also reducing room-to-room sound transmission.
- Pre-Cut & Easy to Install for standard size wall cavities
- Formaldehyde-free: Greenguard GOLD certified & SCS Certified to be formaldehyde free
- Sound Control: Reduces sound transmission through exterior and interior walls, floor and ceiling assemblies.
- Thermally Efficient: Effective resistance to heat transfer
- 96 Square Feet per Bag
- Fiberglass Insulation Batt 16 in. x 48 in.x 6.5 in thick
- Unfaced – Unfaced installation is easier to install as its easier to cut and doesn’t bunch
- Easy Installation – These batts are easy to handle and friction fit in cavities.
- Perfect for 2×6 Exterior Walls and 2×6 or larger Subfloors
- 9 pieces per bag
Johns Manville Unfaced Fiberglass Batt insulation is Made in the USA. All batts are precut to friction fit into standard cavities. Founded in 1858, Johns Manville is one of the highest quality and most sold fiberglass insulation product int he United States.
Johns Manville makes eco-freindly formaldehyde free fiberglass. They make fiberglass insulation for the home and commercial applications from R 11-R 49. JM provides quality insulation for sound, thermal and energy saving solutions for todays homes.
A significant amount of heat is lost through the roof, which makes the attic an important area to insulate. Based on the US Department of Energy recommended R value you should insulation your 2×6 walls with R19 or 21.
JM insulation is sold in big box stores and also can be bought through distributors like Pacific Insulation. Pacific Insulation provides a unique opportunity to buy the same products at retails stores at wholesale pricing. Homeowner and contractors have the opportunity to buy small or large amounts direct form the distributor. By buying direct we are able to offer lower prices do to lower operating costs. Buyers can pick up from one of our 70 locations or we can deliver direct to job sites.
Prices can vary by location in the US. Its always best to text or call us to get an exact quote fo the exact amount of fiberglass insulation that you need.
U.S. Department of Energy Recommended Total R-Values
The following 2008 Department of Energy zone recommendations are based on comparing estimated future energy savings to the current cost of installing insulation. The DOE gives a range for many locations for the following reasons:
- Energy costs vary greatly over each zone
- Installed insulation costs vary greatly over each zone
- Heating and cooling equipment efficiency varies from house to house
- Best estimate of future energy costs may not be exact.
- Reference : Department of Energy Insulation Fact Sheet
(DOE/CE-0180 2008 update) DOE/CE-0180 2008, Insulation Fact Sheet.
The Best uses for R 19
Some more recent houses may have walls built with 2×6 studs. Usage R-19 or R-21 kraft-faced fiberglass insulation for two-by-six (2×6) wall surfaces. This combination makes sure that the insulation is neither too loosened neither also tightly loaded within the wall surfaces.
Uses of R-19
In lots of areas of the nation, R-19 insulation is suggested for usage in outer wall surfaces of brand-new building projects. A different type of insulation is made use of in locations like basements and attics, and to shield floors. Due to the fact that R-19 insulation is only over 6 inches thick, it is fit for application in building and construction projects that utilize two by six studs; it fits securely in the wall bay as well as stops air from flowing with cracks in the plywood on the walls.
Upgrading to R 21
R-21 insulation has a higher density than R 19, although it is created to install into the exact same space. It often tends to be somewhat thinner than R-19 due to its denseness. Both can be found in rolls and are put in the same way. R-21 insulation is more effective at stopping the transfer of heat energy, however it sets you back extra per square foot. Construction firms usually use R-19 as the standard insulation and might use R-21 insulation as an available upgrade to buyers.
Worth As Time Go On
Deciding whether to utilize R-19 or R-21 insulation is mostly a issue of considering quick expenses over lasting financial savings. Relying on the prices of each type of insulation and also the complete square footage of the construction project, it might make even more feeling financially to install the extra costly insulation due to the fact that it will save you money in the future. However if the task is large, R-19 might be the much better option because it might take a long period of time to recover the difference in insulation expenses.
Why Excessive Insulation Can be a Bad Thing
Fiberglass insulation functions in part by trapping air pockets within the insulation. If you stuff way too much insulation right into a wall that is as well thin, you lower the insulation’s air pockets and also hence decrease its capability to offer thermal resistance.
A thick down-filled jacket or sleeping bag works the same way. When the feathers fluff up and create air pockets, thermal resistance reaches its highest functionality. Bags or coats that are wet or have actually been rolled up for a very long time do not maintain body heat due to the fact that there are fewer as well as smaller sized air pockets.
This is one reason why splashed or stiff foam insulation functions well. Numerous little air pockets are generally pre-installed in the insulation and they can not be required away.
Exactly How to Insulate Walls That Are Too Slim
It can be tough to keep your home cozy when you reside in a cool environment where your R-value needs surpass the area you have offered in your wall surface dental caries. R-19 insulation only functions when it is mounted in an appropriately-sized wall: one that permits the insulation to expand enough to develop air pockets that trap warm air.
Blown-in cellulose wall insulation is typically thought about to be a less reliable way of insulating wall surfaces when compared to rolled fiberglass insulation set up in between wall surface studs. Cellulose insulation does not fit the wall surface dental caries as adequately as fiberglass insulation does.
Short of rebuilding your wall surfaces to thicker measurements– a troublesome, pricey job– look at alternative methods of stopping your pricey synthetic warm from running away:
Other Insulation Ideas
Add thick insulation batts to the attic. Batts are long strips of unrolled and unfaced fiberglass insulation. Installing attic room insulation is just one of one of the most important means to conserve power and maintain your home warmer.
Seal up door and window fractures with caulk. Cold air permeating right into your residence has a damaging impact on your home’s warmth envelope.
If you intend to set up new siding on your home, include exterior wall sheathing beneath the new exterior siding. Sheathing can assist boost your wall surfaces by as long as an added R-6 level.
Include double-glaze window at the start of each cold weather period to the front of your existing home windows.
Change your home windows. Your existing windows may have already lost the insulating gas between their panes. Replacement of the whole window is the best way to repair this problem.
If all various other approaches are not working, you may require to ultimately remove the interior drywall to re-insulate. Typically, you may have insulation in the wall surfaces, however the insulation has actually ended up being musty and also damp for many years, considerably reducing its efficiency. Get rid of and take care of that old insulation and mount brand-new insulation. Do this along with dealing with outside wall surface issues that caused the moisture in the first place.