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Many insulation studies have come to the rule of thumb consideration that can be called The 5% Rule of Missing Insulation. Basically stated, if a given area, say a wall or ceiling in a room in a home, is missing 5% of insulation, that missing 5% will cause a more than 50% loss in R-value for tha...
I run across this all the time, sometimes it is in hard to reach concealed areas, where it would be very difficult to correct. Until the use of thermal imaging, a lot of these areas have gone undetected. The insulation prediction becomes reality. "Our pillows are cold!" Sometimes when home inspe...