If your home is as little as 5 to 10 years old, you likely have one of the 46 million under-insulated homes in the United States. The department of energy recommends that Wisconsin residents have R-49 insulation in their attic space, but most Wisconsin homes have an R-30 or below. Heating and cooling cost account for 50% to 70% of the energy usage in the average home. By adding new fiberglass attic insulation and air sealing your attic space you can help cut the cost of your energy bill. Besides all the energy-savings attic insulation will bring to your home there is also the fact that if your home has ice dams, attic insulation could be the leading contributor to them.
Why should we install fiberglass insulation?