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Terminologies to remember before doing attic insulation

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attic insulation is the home improvement process which is done most of the time with the help of the professions. though it is done by the professionals, the terminologies should be kept in mind. some of the commonly used technical terminologies are mentioned in these slides

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Terminologies to remember before doing attic insulation

  1. 1. Terminologies To Remember Before Doing Attic Insulation
  2. 2. Attic insulation • Attic insulation installation is one of the home improvement process which is done to keep the temperature stable inside the house. • There are different types of insulation available which can be chosen based on the needs, location and climatic condition. • the attic insulation serves many purpose like energy saving, pest resistant, noise retarder and reduce the utility bills.
  3. 3. Terminologies Used • It is good to know the terms and the technical words used in the insulation process. • The common folks should be aware of it to question the insulation contractors about the problem. • Some of the major technical terminologies used in the insulation implementation process is mentioned in the below paragraphs:
  4. 4. R-value • Without this term the insulation process doesn’t not happen. • As the first process, the R-value of the house is calculated by the energy inspectors with the help of the thermoscan. • R-value is the ratio of the difference in temperature of the area to the heat transfer per unit area of the place. • Depending upon on the R-value, the amount of insulation is calculated.
  5. 5. C-value and A-value C-value • This is the measure of thermal conductance. • The C-value is measured to check the capacity of the materials regarding the heat transfer. A-value: • This is measured to check the noise resistent capacity. • The value should be less than 55dB.
  6. 6. Water Vapor Performance • In case of insulation done in cold climatic region, it is necessary to check for this term. • The moisture is the major problem faced by folks in that particular area. • Thus the insulation should be the retarder of the moisture. • This terminology checks the rate of water vapor transmission between the materials.
  7. 7. Absorption and Adsorption • Absorption: the insulation materials should have the good absorbing capacity to suck the moisture and water. This is the term which implies the absorbing capacity of the materials. • Adsorption: this is the process in which water get stagnated in the materials. Such materials are resistant to water.
  8. 8. ASJ and SSL • ASJ(All Service Jacket) : this is the jacket or the kind of cover which is made up of oil or the white kraft. • SSL (Self Sealing Lap): this prevents the materials from the diffusion of vapors and the ceiling.
  9. 9. • These are some of the terms used in the insulation process. • Knowing this will prevent many chaos raised by the insulation contractors while involved in the process. • This will reduce the chance of getting cheated by the contractors, as they may use likewise technical terms to console the folks.
  10. 10. • Aesofutah(http://aesofutah.com) is one of the insulation service provider in the area of utah. They provide energy rebates for the customers. • The company has the efficient energy inspectors to monitor the energy loss in the house through energy inspection. They recommend or suggest the design procedure for the place which in need of the insulation in the house.
  11. 11. • https://www.facebook.com/Insulation- 511640412323346/ • https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/104097230 335631761122/ • http://athoins.blogspot.com/

attic insulation is the home improvement process which is done most of the time with the help of the professions. though it is done by the professionals, the terminologies should be kept in mind. some of the commonly used technical terminologies are mentioned in these slides

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