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Blog Title: What are the characterestics of fiberglass insulation?

Main Que: What are the characterestics of fiberglass insulation?

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  • Query By: PATRICK R (Denver, CO)
  • Date: 12/19/2016

Answer: Fiberglass is one of the most prominent materials that are used for insulation. So, it is important that we have a fair idea about the various characteristics’ of fiberglass. Hence, let us have a look at the features of fiberglass insulation. First of all the R-value of fiberglass is lower than that of other materials which are used for insulation. At the same time, fiberglass is less expensive than other materials which are used for insulation. The physical characteristics of fiberglass include the color and the state of the material. For example, fiberglass is available in pink, yellow, white or green color and it has a spongy feel as well. Fiberglass has designer freedom as well which means that engineers have the scope of giving fiberglass various shapes. They have special characteristic like non-conductive and radio frequency transparency. Besides fiberglass has the ability to absorb sound waves and it has the least expansion and contraction features when exposed to situations of heat and cold.

  • Replied By: BRUCE L (Tulsa, OK)
  • Replied Date: 12/20/2016