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R-30 Unfaced Insulation Batts 24 in. x 48 in.

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EcoTouch insulation is the reinvention of fiberglass insulation from Owens Corning, the industry leader that invented fiberglass insulation. Install our insulation with confidence knowing that over 70 years of innovation and experience has gone in the making of EcoTouch insulation. Unlike traditional fiberglass insulation, Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation contains more than 99% natural ingredients consisting of minerals and plant-based compounds and is verified to be formaldehyde free. Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation is third-party certified to include a minimum of 65% total recycled content for unfaced insulation and 58% for kraft faced insulation. Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation helps to control sound and temperature - keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

  • Dimensions: 9-1/2 in. x 24 in. x 48 in., 10 pieces (80 sq. ft. / bag)
  • Application: Attics
  • Provides thermal performance and helps lower monthly heating/cooling costs
  • When adding a 2nd layer of insulation in the attic, always add unfaced insulation
  • If your joist cavities are completely filled, lay unfaced insulation in long runs perpendicular to the joists
  • Department of energy recommends an R-30 to R-60 for attics
  • You need 20 in. of insulation to reach an R-60 in your attic
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What kind of insulation do I use over blown in top of 2x6 faced or unfaced on top of blowin

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Right I'm tring to figure out which is cheaper and easyest way togo I know those to words don't goto gether well cheap and easy Roll or blowin I have 25x25 sq 1000sq ft attic to insulate entery hatch is in back bed room?
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July 24, 2014
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When the Existing insulation is either unfaced batts or loose-fill, the New insulation should be unfaced fiberglass batts OR blown in fiberglass loose-fill. If the existing insulation is an encapsulated product, both unfaced product and blow in insulation can be added on top of an existing encapsulated product.
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Hi fab411,
When the Existing insulation is either unfaced batts or loose-fill, the New insulation should be unfaced fiberglass batts OR blown in fiberglass loose-fill.
If the existing insulation is an encapsulated product, only unfaced fiberglass batts should be added on top.
Refer to www.energycodes.gov to find local energy codes and requirements.
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My attic floor joists are redwood actual 2x4" not nominal 2x4 I want to put in attic insulation. Is it worth it if I use 6.25" thick vs 3.5" insulatn?

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Rental cottage landlord
Novato California, Marin County 94945
February 8, 2013
Even if the 6.25 thick insulation sticks up 2.25" above the height of each 4" tall ceiling joist, will it give me that extra insulation in the winter or is it better to just use 3.5" thich insulation between the actual 4" tall joists?
Would I be wasting my money getting the thicker? Is it another problem that when someone ever needs to get access to the crawl space in the attic (perhaps every couple of years ) they would have to step between the batts to step on the rafters?
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February 14, 2013
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Hi Rental cottage landlord,
The thicker insulation will give you a higher R valve and retain more heat in the winter and save energy.
The extra insulation is well worth the cost.
Stepping on the insulation is not a problem as long as it is restored to the original height after the work in the attic is complete.
Mike,
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