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What Will I Pay and Save By Increasing R-Value?

Did you know 93% of conductive heat flow is already stopped by R-12 insulation? Upgrading from R-12 to R-40 reduces conductive heat flow by only another 5%.

When you increase R-value are you really saving or wasting money? See for yourself how long it could take to make your money back from an investment in more R-value:

R-Value Reality Check
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Figures for amount of heat flow reduced are based on Fourier's Law of Thermodynamics.

*Costs provided are estimates only for conventional fibrous insulation. Insulation and energy costs could vary by region, type of insulation, type of home and type of heating/cooling equipment.

**Based on heating/cooling costs of $750 U.S./year.

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