Owens Corning R38 Insulation 16 x 48 Unfaced Fiberglass Batt
OC Unfaced Formaldehyde-free ™ fiberglass insulation is excellent for reputable thermal as well as sound control. Owens Corning unfaced insulation is readily offered in pre-cut batts to fit standard wall surface as well as ceiling locations. Boost the general efficiency of your house with fiberglass wall cavity insulation. It’s thermal efficiency assists to keep temperature level degrees lower, decreasing power loss and also energy expenditures while additionally lowering room to room sound transmission.
- Easy to install: Precut batts friction fit in common spaces
- Excellent thermal control
- Soundproof: Effective acoustical control
- Fiberglass Insulation Batt: 16 in. x 48 in.x 12 in thick
- Long Term Performance: will not settle nor slump within wall cavities
- Bags per Master Pack: 4
- Pieces per Bag : 8
- Square Feet per Bag:42.67
- Best For: Attics, Floors
- Certified GREENGUARD GOLD CertifiedSM and validated to be formaldehyde free2, to contain at least 55% recycled content, and Contributes to LEED® project certification
About Owens Corning Insulation
Owens Corning ® EcoTouch ® PINK ® Fiberglas ™ Insulation with PureFiber ® Technology is a preformed, adaptable blanket insulation. It is created in R-values from 11 to 49, with thicknesses ranging from 31/2 inches to 14 inches. It is available unfaced, or Paper-faced with either a kraft or foil vapor retarder.
Owens Corning is made with less dust than various other fiberglass product lines, EcoTouch ® PINK ® Fiberglas ™ insulation has outstanding stiffness and recovery qualities. They use compression product packaging which speeds project site handling and also installment.
– Wood-framed wall, flooring and also roof/ceiling cavity wall surface assemblies
– Metal-framed wall surface as well as sub-floor cavity installments
– Furring strips mounted on the interior side of cellar wall surfaces
– Interior areas of cellar and unvented crawl space foundation walls
See Owens Corning publication “Installment Overview for Light Thickness Insulation” (Pub. No. 10017858) for more information.
Environmentally friendly and also Sustainability
Owens Corning is a worldwide leader in construction product systems, insulation as well as composite options, delivering a broad variety of top quality product or services. Owens Corning is devoted to driving sustainability by providing solutions, transforming markets and also enhancing lives. Even more information can be discovered at www.owenscorning.com.
Owens Corning is an international enterprise that develops and manufactures insulation, roof covering, and also fiberglass compounds. It was developed in 1935 as a collaboration in between two significant American glassworks, Corning Glass Works and Owens-Illinois. The corporation uses approximately 19,000 people around the globe.
Why is Roof Insulation helping you Keep Cool
A significant bit of warm is removed through the roof, that makes the attic room a vital area to shield. Based on the United States Division of Power suggested R worth you must insulation your ceiling with R 30 or R38.
Owens Corning insulation is marketed in huge box stores as well as likewise can be purchased via representatives like Pacific Insulation. Pacific Insulation supplies an unique chance to get the same products at retailer at wholesale rates. Homeowner as well as specialists have the possibility to purchase small or huge quantities direct from the supplier. By getting direct from the wholesaler we have the ability to provide lower prices. Purchasers can pick up have delivered from one of our 70 distribution points or we can offer delivery straight to your project.
Costs can vary by area in the United States. Its usually best to SMS or call us at (424) 343-6530 to obtain an exact quote for the exact amount of fiberglass insulation that you require.
Let us Discuss R-Value
To commence, establish what R-value is advocated for your online on your place. You can locate this information from the Division of Power. If you aren’t aware of R-value, it’s primarily an insulating product’s resistance to hotness flow, determined by its thermal resistance or R-value. The higher the R-value, the much more effective an insulating material is. Your home’s R-value rating will lead you toward the kind of insulation you need.
Generally, an attic room’s R-value must be in between R-30 and R-49. In particularly chilly climates, you could go up to R-60. Let’s claim the insulation you have actually chosen has an R-value of 3 per inch and you want to accomplish a general value of R-36. You’ll need to get approximately 12 inches of insulation building material.
Listed here are one of the most preferred alternatives for attic room insulation, along with an estimate on rates.
Blanket or Batt Insulation
Covering or Batt insulation is available as batts or rolls as well as is the most convenient Do It Yourself insulation material. As a matter of fact allot of property owners pick this DIY job as you can save over $1 per foot by laying it yourself. It’s offered in fiberglass, mineral wool, plastic fibers, and 100% natural fibers. Fiberglass batts is the most low cost of the lot. This kind of insulation is ideal for attics with common spaced rafters and really couple of blockages. Most batt insulation batts are sixteen inches or twenty-four inches in width. They can be found in 4 foot pieces.
You can even purchase fiberglass ceiling insulation in unfaced or paper faced. The paper facing works as a vapor obstacle. It can also aid radiate heat either back right into your house for cool climates or back out of the house for warmer environments. You wish to install the facing either in or out relying on your environment.
Batts need to be thoroughly cut to fit comfortably around vents to maintain their R-value performance. Pricing can vary based upon density and product, yet it’s typically 0.35 to 0.90 cents per square foot. You can expect an R-value of 3.1 to 3.8 per inch.
Loose-fill insulation likewise called Blow in insulation is excellent for mounting in attics with really little space and also multiple obstructions such as vents as well as cross-beams. It can be effectively blown over existing insulation as well as is offered in fiberglass, cellulose, as well as mineral wool. Cellulose is one of the most efficient product and also has an R-value of 2.2 to 3.8 per inch, however if introduced to moisture it can get mildewy.
This type of insulation can be bought from Pacific Insulation as well as spread manually, or you can lease an easy-to-use machine that blows it in position, which will certainly set you back you $100 daily. If you work with a pro, it costs around $1 per square foot.
Pacific Insulation offers many brands of loose fill blow in insulation. The pricing is the same for all fiberglass blow and all brand names perform relatively the very same.
Spray Foam Insulation
This kind of insulation is expensive and also not a diy project, yet it has one of the greatest R-values at 3.5 per inch for open-cell and also 6.5 for closed-cell.
Both varieties are made with polyurethane. The distinction is that closed-cell foam cells are loaded with a gas that allows the foam to expand and fill up the cracks around it. Open-cell foam cells are filled with air, which provides the insulation a squishy appearance. Both kinds of insulation give an effective air barrier, however closed-cell insulation can also serve as a moisture vapor obstacle if that is required.
Open-cell spray-foam insulation is roughly $3 to $3.25 per square foot and closed-cell spray foam can cost around $3.25 to $4.50 per square foot.
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.