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1306 Two Comfort Strategies - Insulation Energy Efficiency - The Basics
 
1306 Two Comfort Strategies - Insulation Energy Efficiency - The Basics -

Image Text: Poorly insulated house > heating system has to work harder (use more fuel/higher costs) because a lot more heat is escaping to the outside but, the house is still maintained at a comfortable 70 degrees Fahrenheit > heating system > 70 degrees Fahrenheit > Well insulated house > less fuel is required to keep the house at 70 degrees Fahrenheit because the insulation reduces heat loss - keeping heat INSIDE the house longer > heating system > 70 degrees Fahrenheit

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INSULATION

The Basics, Air/Vapor Barriers (Vapor Retarders), Venting Roofs, Venting Living Spaces, Attics, Flat and Cathedral Roofs, Walls Above Grade, Basements and Crawlspaces, Floors over Unheated Areas, Ventilation Systems

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