Common Rigid Board Insulation Questions
Our Service Partners team gets a number of questions about rigid board insulation. Review the answers below and get in touch with us if you have any additional questions.
What Is Insulation Facing?
Insulation products are available both faced and unfaced. If an insulation product is faced, it has an additional layer on one side that is usually made with paper or plastic. This extra layer helps keep elements like moisture and heat out, preventing mold build up, increasing energy efficiency and reducing damage to construction over time.
Where in a Building Is Rigid Board Insulation Normally Used?
Rigid board insulation is widely used in below and above grade applications, such as roofs, walls, floors and more, in both residential and commercial projects, including metal buildings. It can be utilized in any climate zone and construction type. To get help finding the right rigid board insulation product for your application, contact us today.
What Are the R-Values for Rigid Board Insulation?
Rigid boards provide R-values ranging from R-3.2 per inch to R-7 per inch and have a variety of thicknesses. To determine the thickness that needs to be installed, it’s important to know the recommended R-value for your area. The higher the R-value for your area, the thicker the insulation needs to be.
In What Geographies Can Rigid Board Insulation Be Used?
Rigid board insulation is a lightweight, easy-to-use form of continuous insulation that provides a number of benefits to a wide range of geographies. No matter if you live in a high heat, cold, or humid environment, rigid board insulation is a great choice for your metal building’s walls, roof, and floors. It helps improve energy efficiency at a low cost.
Can Rigid Board Insulation Be Used in Residential or Commercial Construction?
Rigid board insulation is utilized in both residential and commercial construction, including metal buildings. Different forms of rigid board insulation are best suited for different applications and construction types. To figure out which rigid board insulation is most beneficial for your application and project, our team members are here to help. Contact us today!