So my brother and I finished my moms garage for her for mothers day and have extra insulationleft. As the package is open I am unable to return it to the store. Its about $75 worth of insulation. ...
The most common types of insulation are fiberglass, cellulose and foam and are available in a number of different forms depending on the location and R-value you intend to add: batts, foam board, spray foam, vapour barriers, radiant barriers and loose fill.
How is insulation rated in Calgary?
Insulation is rated based on a measurement of resistance the material has to the movement of heat, referred to as an R-value. The higher the R-value the more effective the insulation is
What is the minimum R-value in Canada?
The minimum R-value in Canada is R-20 but most insulation companies recommend an R-value of R-50 to R-60 in the attic. The government is also looking at new ways of calculating R-values which will change the industry.