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Which home insulation brand should I choose?

We often get asked questions like “which company produces the best home insulation material”, while others wonder whether going for the cheapest insulation brand is ok. The insulation price is not necessarily an indicator that one insulation will perform better than another. In fact, the performance of thermal home insulation (which helps keep your house cooler in summer and warmer in winter) is measured in “R-Value.”

Different insulation brands – similar performance

R-value measures how effective the insulation segments are at restricting the transfer of heat and cold. Generally speaking, a thicker insulation segment or insulation blanket will have a higher R-Value. An R2.0 wall insulation segment, for example, will provide a good amount of thermal insulating benefits, regardless of the insulation brand.