Batts are flexible,fiberglass insulation, made in R-values from 11 to 38. Batts are available plain, or faced with either a kraft or foil vapor retarder. The product is manufactured in thicknesses from 3½ ” to 12″.
Batt insulation can be used in a wide range of exterior wall and roof/ceiling applications. The product can be installed in
wood or metal framing cavities, or can be installed between furring strips.
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Fiberglass batts are easy to cut and install. They deliver comfort while helping homes stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter to reduce energy costs.It offers exceptional thermal and sound control performance.
Cotton insulation is increasing in popularity as an environmentally preferable option for insulation. It has an R-value of around 3.7 (RSI-0.65), equivalent to the median value for fiberglass batts. The cotton is primarily recycled industrial scrap, providing a sustainability benefit. The batts do not use the toxic formaldehyde backing found in fiberglass, and the manufacture is nowhere near as energy intensive as the mining and production process required for fiberglass.
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