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Why Proper Insulation Installation Matters

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Home Energy Rating System (HERS) raters are trained to assess the quality of insulation installation, using a three-grade approach developed by RESNET. Grade I is the best, while Grade III the worst. Understanding between the different grades of the quality of the installation of the insulation is necessary to properly rate the quality of the installation of insulation.


According to the Insulation Institute, a project of the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association- NAIMA, not meeting the Grade I criteria is common. A recent field survey by the US Department of Energy revealed that only about half of all homes had Grade I quality. Even if a builder’s contract with the insulation installer says that the product will be installed “per manufacturer specifications”, this is too often not happening.


This webinar will discuss:


  • The business case for why insulation installation matters
  • The effects that not achieving Grade I installation have on a home’s HERS Index score
  • The costs of different insulation installation approaches
  • Access the “Quality Management” checklist to help builders, raters and insulation contractors collaborate to deliver proper, Grade I installations



Jordan Doria (NAIMA)




Thursday 10 August 2017 




9:00 PM - 10:00 PM CEST 




Participation to the webinar is free but requires registration


For more information visit the event's website at the link provided below.

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Valerie Briggs
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