How Insulation Contributes to Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Sufficient insulation helps keep your spaces warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It’s essential to your indoor comfort and helps reduce energy costs. Moreover, high-quality insulation will increase your home’s overall energy efficiency. Keep reading to find out how.


Eliminate drafts. Air leaks can result in drafts that can cause a spike in your energy bills and contribute to discomfort. Improperly-installed or insufficient insulation can negatively affect your home’s energy efficiency. Warm or conditioned air can escape through gaps and cracks around windows and doors. When this happens, outdoor air will enter your home and make it harder for your HVAC system to reach the desired temperature. As a result, it will be harder to cool your spaces, and your utility costs will increase.

Stay comfortable no matter the season. With proper insulation, your home will remain comfortable through the year. It will help keep your living space at just the right temperature. You’ll notice a significant improvement in your indoor comfort after adjusting the insulation in your attic or basement.

A better option for the environment. Investing in energy-efficient features, such as improved insulation, can help shrink your carbon footprint. Reduced use of natural resources leads to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Instead of spending significant amounts on energy, you can use the money to improve other parts of your home.

Save yourself from moisture-related issues. Another benefit of having sufficient insulation is that it helps reduce the likelihood of moisture-related problems. Excessive moisture can cause mold growth that can be harmful to your family’s health. It can compromise your indoor air quality and cause allergies, headaches and respiratory issues.

At Bone Dry Roofing – West, we know the importance of having high-quality insulation at home. We use Owens Corning ProCat® Insulation, which offers superior moisture resistance and comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Call us at (970) 364-7996 or fill out our contact form to get a free estimate.



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