Common Fiberglass Batt Insulation Questions
There are a number of questions that contractors ask about fiberglass batt insulation. See common questions that our team members are asked and our answers below.
What Is Insulation Facing?
When it comes to insulation, there is unfaced and faced insulation available. Facing on insulation is an additional barrier that is attached to one side of the insulation product, typically made of paper, plastic or foil. Facing adds an extra barrier to protect walls and ceiling cavities from retaining moisture that can damage construction.
Where in a Building or Home Is Fiberglass Batt Insulation Normally Used?
Fiberglass batt insulation is an easy-to-use and budget-friendly insulation product for a number of applications across all construction types. It is commonly used as an acoustical barrier in interior walls, and it is a popular choice for use as a thermal barrier in attics and between floors of living spaces.
What are the R-Values for Fiberglass Batt Insulation?
Fiberglass batt insulation is available in a wide range of R-values, and you can typically find fiberglass batt insulation in R-8 to R-49. However, it can be found outside of these ranges. Contact your local Service Partners team to help you find the R-value that you need for your construction project.
In What Geographies Can Fiberglass Batt Insulation Be Used?
Fiberglass batt insulation can be used in any climate area and geography across the United States. No matter what climate zone your project is in, fiberglass batt insulation is a top cost-friendly and easy-to-use insulation solution. Your local Service Partners branch can help you find the fiberglass batt insulation products that you need, wherever you are located.
Can Fiberglass Batt Insulation Be Used in Residential or Commercial Construction?
Yes, fiberglass batt insulation is readily available for use in both residential and commercial construction types. Fiberglass batt insulation is a great choice for soundproofing between rooms in both businesses and homes, as well as insulating attics, ceilings and floors in all construction types.