Common Mineral Wool Insulation Questions
There are a number of questions that contractors ask our team members about mineral wool insulation. Here are their answers.
What Is Insulation Facing?
Insulation products are available both faced and unfaced. When an insulation product has facing, it has an added layer of protection from elements like moisture, which prevents damage to construction over time. Facing is typically made of paper or plastic, but it can be made with other materials, too.
Where in a Building or Home Is Mineral Wool Insulation Normally Used?
Mineral wool insulation is utilized by contractors across the U.S. for its excellent thermal and acoustical performance qualities, as well as fire resistance features. It can be found in interior and exterior wall cavities, ceiling cavities, attics, roofs, and decks in all types of construction. Your local Service Partners team can help you find the right mineral wool insulation products for your application.
What Are the R-Values for Mineral Wool Insulation?
Mineral wool insulation is typically found in R-value ranges between R-8 to R-49, but it can be found in values outside this range, as well. Review a climate zone map to see what R-value you need for your project, and contact your local Service Partners branch to help you find the best mineral wool insulation type for your area.
In What Geographies Can Mineral Wool Insulation Be Used?
Mineral wool insulation is able to be used in any climate zone and geography across the United States. No matter where your residential or commercial construction project is located, mineral wool insulation is a great choice for a wide range of applications and provides a number of benefits. Contact your local Service Partners team to help you find the best mineral wool product for your location.
Can Mineral Wool Insulation Be Used in Residential or Commercial Construction?
Yes, mineral wool insulation is a trusted product for contractors to use in both residential and commercial construction types. Mineral wool is a go-to insulation product for interior and exterior walls, ceilings, attics, roofs, and decks, providing an excellent thermal and acoustical barrier, as well as fire protection qualities.