The Benefits of Insulating Your House

Today we take a deeper look into the benefits of insulation. Check out our latest infographics below.

The Benefits of Insulating Your House | Parr Lumber

Energy and Savings

Insulation reduces the amount of energy needed to power the heating and cooling appliances that keep your home comfortable.

As a result, insulation prevents energy waste by maintaining the desired temperature throughout your house while reducing utility bills.

You could save up to 20% of your heating and cooling costs by sealing and insulating your home (source: Environmental Protection Agency).

Year Round

A common misconception about insulation is that you only benefit during the winter. Throughout summer and the warmer months, insulation keeps your home comfortable by trapping in the cool air.

Added Home Value

Estimating Payback
Calculators such as the Zip Code Insulation Calculator or Home Energy Saver*, provide recommendations on energy upgrades and their rate of return.

Top 5 Places to Add Insulation*

  1. Attic
  2. Walls
  3. Floors
  4. Basement
  5. Crawlspace

*Sources

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