E3A Home Energy: Attic and Ceiling Insulation

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This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Energy Management for Home series. This one provides tips for insulating a home attic and ceiling for energy conservation.

Topics

  • Add insulation to an unfinished attic
  • Electrical wiring and junction boxes
  • Ensure adequate ventilation
  • Finished attic
  • Flat, vaulted or cathedral ceilings
  • Install a vapor barrier
  • Install insulation
  • Seal air leaks
  • Unfinished attic

Pages

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