Owens Corning R15 Insulation 15 x 93 Faced Fiberglass Batt
OC Faced Formaldehyde-free ™ fiberglass insulation is excellent for dependable thermal in addition to noise management. Owens Corning Faced insulation is easily available in pre-cut batts to fit common wall and also ceiling locations. Boost the total effectiveness of your home with fiberglass wall surface bay insulation. It's thermal effectiveness helps to keep temperature degrees down, decreasing power loss as well as energy expenditures while additionally decreasing room to room noise transmission.
- Easy to install: Precut batts friction fit in common spaces
- Excellent thermal control
- Soundproof: Effective acoustical control
- Fiberglass Insulation Batt: 15 in. x 93 in.x 3.5 in. thick
- Long Term Performance: will not settle nor slump
- Bags per Master Pack: 5
- Pieces per Bag : 7
- Square feet per Bag: 67.81
- Best For: 2x4 Interior walls, 2x4 Exterior Walls, Floors, Sheds
- Certified GREENGUARD GOLD CertifiedSM and validated to be formaldehyde free2, to contain at least 55% recycled content, and Contributes to LEED® project certification
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Insulating Exterior Wall Surfaces with R 15 EcoTouch Pink Fiberglass
Insulate outside wall cavities with a minimum of R-15 fiberglass insulation
Lower Sound Control by Insulating with R15 Inside Walls
Sound control is another element of your property's comfiness. Owens Corning provides many choices for thermal as well as noise insulation in interior wall surfaces. EcoTouch Fiberglass ™ Insulation, requiring no special equipment or training, provides exceptional air-infiltration control and also thermal security. For extra sound defense. Their fiberglass batts and Thermfiber mineral wool Batts take in sound vibrations within the wall bays and are as simple to install as normal insulation.
Help Keep Residences Peaceful With R 15 Insulation for subfloors and also Walls
If your property has a vented crawlspace with insulated ducts and also no pipelines, you likely have actually noticed their cool as well as loud floorings. The best remedy for both the thermal and acoustical issues is to insulate the flooring over the crawlspace.
The Owens Corning R15 Fiberglass or Thermafiber mineral wool lowers the level of unwanted sound sent in the residence while preserving the desired degree of comfort.
For full acoustic efficiency, utilize with Owens Corning R15 fiberglass or Thermafiber Mineral wool acoustic batts, which absorb audio resonances within the wall cavity. They supply outstanding in-place acoustical performance, as well as are as simple to put in as thermal insulation.
About Owens Corning Insulation
Owens Corning ® EcoTouch ® PINK ® Fiberglas ™ Insulation with PureFiber ® Technology is a preformed, versatile blanket insulation. It is made in R-values from 11 to 49, with densities varying from 31/2 inches to 14 inches. It is available unfaced, or Paper-faced with either a kraft or foil vapor retarder.
Owens Corning is manufactured with less dust than other fiberglass manufacturers, EcoTouch ® PINK ® Fiberglas ™ insulation has exceptional firmness as well as recovery characteristics. They make use of compression product packaging which speeds property site handling and installation.
Uses for R 15 Insulation
- Wood-framed wall surface, flooring as well as roof/ceiling cavity wall installations
- Metal-framed wall and also sub-floor cavity installments
- Furring strips installed on the interior side of cellar walls
- Indoor surfaces of cellar and also unvented crawl space foundation walls
Installing R15 Insulation
See Owens Corning magazine "Installment Guide for Light Thickness
Insulation" (Club. No. 10017858) to find out more.
R15 Ecological and also Sustainability
Owens Corning is a globally leader in building product
systems, insulation and also composite services, providing a broad series of premium product or services. Owens Corning is devoted to driving sustainability by providing options,
transforming markets as well as enhancing lives. Even more information can be discovered over at www.owenscorning.com.
Owens Corning is a global enterprise that establishes and also makes insulation, roof, and fiberglass composites. It was formed in 1935 as a collaboration between 2 significant U.s. glassworks, Corning Glass Works and Owens-Illinois. The company employs around 19,000 people all over the world.
Insulating Walls with R15 Fiberglass
If you are insulating two-by-four) and also two-by-six mounted outside walls as well as wish to use fiberglass insulation, what density is best? The concern ends up being all a lot more important due to the irreversible nature of wall assembly as well as wall insulation: Once the insulation is installed the wall cavity and also sealed up with drywall, it is hard to swap out.
When you install insufficient insulation, you will certainly have a colder residence. Yet installing way too much insulation-- packing in greater than is needed-- can also result in a colder home than is needed. Tiny air pockets created within the insulation are what help maintain a home toasty and cozy, not the tiny hairs of fiberglass or paper facing. Striking an excellent equilibrium between insufficient insulation as well as way too much insulation will certainly keep you as well as your household cozy throughout the winter.
Basics of Paper Faced/Unfaced Fiberglass Insulation, From R13 to R19
R-value is a basic device of value for determining, among many things, how effective your insulation will certainly be. The R describes outright thermal resistance. Higher R-value numbers imply that the fiberglass material withstands the cold or heat from the outdoors better. Density, width, as well as manufacturer of materials are some elements that contribute to R-value.
R15 Insulation for 2x4 Walls
A lot of wall cavity assemblies, particularly those in older residences, are constructed with two-by-four (2x4) studs. Considering that modern two-by-fours are not 4 inches, real deepness of the wall surface bay is 3 1/2 ".
In most wall applications, you will utilize R-13 or R-15 kraft-faced fiberglass insulation rolls for these 2x4 stud wall cavities. While rated differently, these two kinds of insulation are close sufficient in thickness that they can both fit into modern two-by-four wall systems. With R15 being a higher density product, it is far superior for sound deadening. However it costs about 70 percent more than R 13.
Older residences, especially those pre-dating the 1950s, might utilize two-by-fours that genuinely are 2 inches by 4 inches. In this instance, you can still use R-13 or R-15 fiberglass insulation. There is no 4-inch thick unfaced fiberglass insulation in batts or rolls on the common market.
Where to buy R15 Insulation
Owens Corning insulation is marketed in big box stores as well as also can be acquired through suppliers like Pacific Insulation. Pacific Insulation supplies a special possibility to buy the exact same products at store at wholesale prices. House owner and also contractors have the opportunity to get small or big quantities straight from the supplier. By getting straight from the wholesaler we are able to offer reduced costs. Buyers can pick up from one of our 70 distribution points or we can offer delivery straight to your job.
U.S. Department of Energy Recommended Total R-Values
The following 2008 Department of Energy zone recommendations are based on comparing estimated future energy savings to the current cost of installing insulation. The DOE gives a range for many locations for the following reasons:
- Energy costs vary greatly over each zone
- Installed insulation costs vary greatly over each zone
- Heating and cooling equipment efficiency varies from house to house
- Best estimate of future energy costs may not be exact. 1
- Reference : Department of Energy Insulation Fact Sheet
(DOE/CE-0180 2008 update) DOE/CE-0180 2008, Insulation Fact Sheet.