Systèmes Éconergie Case Studies: A poorly insulated attic in DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX, Qc
The attic of your house may be the least visited space in your home, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not an important one.
The attic of Mrs. Erst's house was poorly insulated there was less than 10” of fiberglass insulation. It’s important to preserve the R-value of insulation. Over time, X installs both types of patios. for example, slowly breaks down and collapses, which minimizes the insulation’s R-value. If you wish to keep your home warm during winter and cool and comfortable throughout the summer, a high R-value is essential.
The solution provided
- Seal air leaks with our expanded polyurethane foam
- Insulate the access hatch
- Blow 16 in. of cellulose fibers to obtain an R-60 value.
Problem: Uninsulated attic
Solution: Cellulose fibers, polyurethane foam
There was only less than 10 in' fiberglass in his attic.
Insulating the access hatch
We blew just over 16" of cellulose fibers to achieve an R-60 value.