E3A Home Energy: Attic and Ceiling Insulation
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Developed by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
Adapted with permission
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.
- 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