If you’re wondering how insulation works, think of stepping outside in the middle of winter with a fuzzy, cozy hat on your head. Then visualize the chill that sets in when you take that hat off. In this picture, the hat and your hair equal the insulation and roof of your home. They are designed to keep warmth in in the winter. So it makes sense that adding insulation and ensuring old insulation is still doing its job decreases energy costs by reducing the needed energy to keep your home at a cozy temperature.
Heating your home accounts for more than half of the energy that’s used in a single family sized home. With the reality that proper insulation installation lowers energy waste and shrinks energy bills, it’s time to give your insulation a second look. Roofing professionals will need to be educated on the following things: