When do you need attic insulation?

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How much insulation do you have to install?

Depending on a number of factors the amount of insulation recommended for your home will vary:

Where you live — Miscellaneous climates require different R-values of insulation. If you live in the Northeast you will need a higher R-value of insulation than if you live in Southern California.

The age of your home — If your home is over 10 years old, you probably need more insulation. There are many ways to retrofit a home with the insulation of fiberglass and mineral wool.

Recommended insulation levels

This map shows the recommended thermal insulation levels for different climatic zones, based on US recommendations. Energy Department (DOE) and the International Code on Energy Conservation (IECC). For the US, the IECC is the model building code.

If you are in need of attic insulation in the greater Bay Area then call the attic insulation experts at AtticElite!

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