There are at least 10 types of insulation commonly used to keep your house warm. Using the right insulation can save you lots of money on your energy bill, especially if you live in an extreme climate. Take our quiz and find out how much you know about the different types of insulation and their properties.
Question 1 of 15
Insulation can block the transfer of heat through the outer layer of your home. _____ is the measure of thermal resistance that tells you how effective insulating materials are.
Question 2 of 15
Fiberglass insulation is made out of:
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How many types of fiberglass insulation are there ?
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Which of the following types of fiberglass insulation come in batts or rolls?
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How does the use of energy efficient fiberglass insulation benefit the environment?
Question 6 of 15
Cellulose insulation is mostly made from shredded:
Question 7 of 15
In which of the following forms can you buy polyisocyanurate insulation?
Question 8 of 15
What do expanded polystyrene and molded expanded polystyrene have in common?
Question 9 of 15
What are the benefits of extruded polystyrene (XPS)
Question 10 of 15
Spray polyurethane foam, which is sprayed on as a liquid, is usually used to insulate:
Question 11 of 15
Which type of reflective insulation can be used to cool your attic?
Question 12 of 15
Which paper-like material is used to back reflective insulation?
Question 13 of 15
Which type of insulation may be made from recycled blue jeans?
Question 14 of 15
What is the biggest advantage of cotton insulation?
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