What is batt insulation?

Batt insulation, also known as “batt and roll” or “blanket” insulation, is usually made of flexible fiberglass. It is manufactured in various thicknesses, stored in rolls and precut into industry standard sheets to fit between joists and studs. Some batt insulation comes with paper or foil facing which in some areas can serve as a vapor barrier.

Batt insulation is available in different R-values depending on its thickness and density. A higher R-value indicates more thermal resistance.  Climate and local building codes are determining factors for which R-value should be installed.

Used to insulate attics, walls, floors and ceilings batt insulation fits between the framing of your home and can be layered to maximize R-value.

Batt insulation has many benefits. It is very flexible and can be precut into sheets.  When properly installed between studs or joists it helps prevent heat transfer. It can reduce the amount of energy needed to heat and cool your home resulting in lower energy bills.

For maximum benefit, batt insulation should be installed correctly by a professional, experienced insulation installer. Call Allweather Insulation today to discuss your insulation project.