There are many factors to consider when choosing an insulation product. The cost of purchasing and installing the insulation is often a major consideration. It’s important for homeowners to also take into account the substantial savings that result over time from adding insulation, based on performance. When it comes to choosing an insulation product, the cheapest alternative is most often not the least expensive over time. There are environmental issues to consider as well for homeowners interested in also lowering their carbon footprint and environmental impacts.
This section covers the major issues related to performance and value of various types of insulations to assist homeowners in making an informed decision. The common insulation types are compared against some key performance indicators. Cellulose Insulation is not always the least expensive option at installation, but clearly out performs other products long-term with its energy-savings properties and superior environmental benefits.