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Monthly Archives: November 2017

What Is R-Value And Why Does It Matter?

When choosing insulation, you need to determine the overall R-value of the insulation you need for your home.  What is R-Value and why does it matter?

What Is R-Value

What is R-Value:

  • Measure of thermal resistance or the ability to prevent the transfer of heat
  • The larger the number, the harder that insulation is working at preventing heat conduction
  • The less heat loss, the lower your energy bills

How much R-Value should you have:

  • Walls should be R-19 
  • Roofs should be R-30 or R-40

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Call Henges Insulation today to add insulation that can up the R-Value in your home!

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How Much Is Enough Insulation?

Did you know that 90% of US homes are under-insulated? Did you also know that having the correct amount of attic insulation can help you maintain a comfortable temperature, help save money on your energy bills, and prevent damage from ice dams? Head over to the Insulation Institute to learn how much is enough insulation? 

How Much Is Enough Insulation

  1. Inspecting your attic insulation
  2. Measure your attic insulation
  3. Assess your insulation
  4. Learn how much insulation your house should have and recommended levels

Henges Insulation is dedicated to providing professional service to homeowners, builders and commercial contractors in the KC Metro and surrounding areas. We can help you save on energy costs, conserve energy, and make a valuable investment in your home.

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Top 5 Reasons To Be Energy Efficient

High performance insulation uses less energy! Learn the top 5 reasons to become more energy efficient. These reasons are in no particular order because each person’s priorities are unique. Read more to see which reasons to be Energy Efficient are most important to you.

  1. Energy efficiency saves you money.
  2. Energy efficiency improves the economy.
  3. Energy efficiency is good for the environment.
  4. Energy efficiency improves national security.
  5. Energy efficiency enhances quality of life.

We welcome all insulation jobs, big or small, residential or commercial. We will evaluate your project, consult with you on your goals, help you choose  appropriate insulation, air seal your structure and install insulation with the precision and thoroughness that guarantees a job done right. We choose our products from proven manufacturers. With our extensive knowledge and experienced professionals, you will get optimum performance out of insulation installed by Henges Insulation.

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