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Analyzing insulation payback


Professional Roofing


7/2015

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insulation; R-values; analysis; energy code; cost; payback

NRCA considers a roof assembly’s thermal performance to be an important attribute to overall performance. However, based on NRCA’s analysis, in many instances the energy codes’ current high minimum R-value requirements do not provide building owners and operators adequate energy cost savings to justify additional construction costs.


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