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what makes modular homes eneregy efficient?

Insulation is important for energy-efficient homes. It blocks the transfer of heat and keeps homes comfortable. There are many types of insulation to choose from, including natural options like wool, cotton, and cellulose, as well as manmade materials like fiberglass, Rockwool, spray foam, and rigid foam boards. Modular homes often have top-quality insulation, sometimes better than site-built homes. This is because of the methods used in prefabricated construction, like Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS). These homes use insulated panels with integrated layers, creating a continuous and effective insulation layer within walls. This high level of insulation improves the energy efficiency of prefab homes.

which types of insulation work best for mobile homes and RVs?

Mobile homes and RVs require specific insulation strategies due to their unique construction features. These insulation options not only enhance the comfort of mobile homes and RVs but also contribute significantly to their overall energy efficiency. Each type has its specific benefits and installation requirements, making them well-suited to the unique challenges of insulating these types of homes. Here are some of the most effective types:

how do i choose which insulation type is right for my mobile home?

In selecting the right insulation type for your mobile home, it’s essential to consider various factors. There are many options available, including natural materials like wool, cotton, and cellulose, as well as manmade materials such as fiberglass, Rockwool, spray foam, and rigid foam boards. Modular homes typically boast high-quality insulation, sometimes exceeding that of traditional site-built homes. This is due to the construction methods used in prefabricated homes, such as Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS). These homes utilize insulated panels with integrated layers, creating a continuous and effective insulation layer within walls. The superior level of insulation in prefab homes significantly enhances energy efficiency while providing a comfortable living environment.

your homes specific layout and construction

Each mobile home has unique characteristics that affect insulation needs.

Local Climate Factors

Insulation requirements can vary greatly depending on whether your home needs more protection from heat, cold, or moisture.

Long-term Energy Savings Goals

Effective insulation reduces energy costs over time, making it a critical investment for sustainable living.

Modular home insulation

Insulation is a critical factor in improving the energy efficiency of a manufactured home, particularly as heating and cooling account for more than half of the energy consumption in households. Whether you are in the market for a pre-owned manufactured home or currently own an older model, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) recommends three effective methods for properly insulating your home.

Manufactured Home Energy-Efficient Retrofit Measures

Experiments showed that retrofit measures reduced heating fuel usage by 31%. Adding roof insulation to existing cavities can be done through various methods, but it’s a job for a trained professional to avoid structural damage or personal injury. It’s essential to hire a trained professional with the proper equipment for blowing insulation into wall or ceiling cavities and/or installing roof caps, as attempting these tasks without expertise could result in permanent structural damage and personal injury.

why work with us?

over 25 years experience

Serving Seattle for 25+ years with expertise and professionalism. Our experienced team, led by founder Jo, has been dedicated to delivering quality craftsmanship and friendly customer service to all his customers for almost two decades.

10-year warranty on insulation workmanship

All of our work is backed by a 10-year transferable warranty on insulation workmanship and a 2-year transferable warranty on mold remediation, sump pump, and French drain install workmanship (if applicable to the bid scope of work). Included in our warranty is one free complimentary courtesy check.

insured, bonded, and licensed

Providing licensed, bonded, and insured services for your insulation needs. Trust our expertise and commitment to quality work. It is important to choose a contractor who is licensed, bonded, and insured because this ensures we know how to do our job properly and can protect ourselves against any potential mistakes.

owner run company

Owning a business can be tough, but also incredibly rewarding. Experience the advantage of talking directly to the owner of our business, Jo, who started installing insulation at the young age of 10. Jo, the founder of the company, has firsthand experience in the insulation industry since childhood.

5 star customer reviews

Experience a customer-focused company that prioritizes your wants and needs. Customer interactions are our primary means of creating true customer relationships and building our brand.

free same-day estimates

Providing customers with fast, free, virtual, and same-day quotes will give you a starting point for your home improvement project.

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