If you can, insulate – #ConstChat Recap

#ConstChat 7/17/14 Topic: InsulationConstruction Chat was started May 8, 2014, to build community among the construction-inclined.

This weekly chat is hosted by Riggins Construction Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.  We’d love you to join us, if you’re free next week.

(I put a reminder in my calendar. Otherwise, even I would forget.)

This week’s topic:

Insulation, suggestion from Window Works.

Below are the questions, as asked, and some highlighted answers. Some weeks there are so many great answers, it’s hard not to include them. I apologize for the length in advance. The purpose of the recap is to give you, the reader, some insight.

Q1: Insulation: Care to define it?

Q2: What can be insulated?

Q3: What is a R-Value?

Q3b: So, the higher the R value the better? Right?

Q4: What are some types of insulation?

Q4b. Is insulation only for homes?

Q5: What areas of a home (building) should be insulated?

Q5b: What are signs to look for to know if you are lacking sufficient ? (Asked by )

Q6: What are factors when choosing insulation?

Q7: What are your insulation tips?

Bonus Tweet:

This is the first #ConstChat User-Generated Meme. I love it.


Do you have an answer you want to contribute? Feel free to add it in the comments.

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