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ROI Score What is this?

Your ROI Score measures 6/10.

Here's why: Increases home comfort; moderate impact on home value

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Energy Score What is this?

Your Energy Score measures 9/10.

Here's why: Insulation is a critical element in any home's energy efficiency profile, offering immediate and long-term benefits. Proper insulation can significantly reduce heating and cooling costs, making it one of the most cost-effective upgrades you can make.

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Your Eco Score measures 8/10.

Here's why: Improves energy efficiency, reduces utility costs

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How to Estimate Your Home Insulation Upgrade Costs

Upgrading your home's insulation is key to improving energy efficiency and comfort. This guide aims to help you understand the costs involved and make an informed decision.

Insulation Upgrade Cost Breakdown

The cost varies based on the insulation area, material type, and labor costs. We categorize potential costs into three main types:

DIY Insulation Upgrade: $0.50 - $1.50 per square foot

  • Scope: Targeted upgrades or augmenting existing insulation.
  • Materials: Common materials include fiberglass batts and cellulose.
  • Areas: Focuses on attics, basements, and crawl spaces.

Mid-Range Insulation Upgrade: $1.50 - $3.00 per square foot

  • Scope: Comprehensive insulation upgrades.
  • Materials: Higher-density fiberglass, mineral wool, or spray foam.
  • Areas: Includes walls, floors, and hard-to-reach areas.

High-End Insulation Upgrade: $3.00 - $6.00+ per square foot

  • Scope: Extensive coverage with advanced materials.
  • Materials: Closed-cell spray foam or rigid foam boards.
  • Areas: Considered during major renovations or for homes in extreme climates.

Estimating with EcoHome's Insulation Calculator

EcoHome offers an interactive calculator to help estimate your project costs based on your specific needs and local pricing trends.

The Value of Energy Efficiency

Upgraded insulation reduces heating and cooling demands, leading to lower energy bills and increased comfort. The initial investment is often offset by savings over time.

Making the Right Choice

High-quality insulation is an investment in your home's future, contributing to sustainability, comfort, and value. Consider your home's specific needs, climate

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