Comparing Insulation Types
When considering insulation for your home, it’s important to understand the facts about different product types and options. First things first: there is no such thing as a “best insulator.” Surprised? According to the Building Sciences Corporation (BSC), all insulation types perform equally well when properly installed and air sealed.1
Understanding different insulation materials
There are four main types of home insulation products on the market today: fiberglass insulation, mineral wool insulation, cellulose insulation, and spray foam insulation. Each of these options have different qualities and attributes that may inform your choice of materials.