CertainTeed

Insul Safe III Fiber Glass Insulation

For over 90 years, CertainTeed has had a reputation for quality and innovation in the building materials business. InsulSafe III was introduced in the late 70's as the first virgin blowing insulation product. Today, InsulSafe III is recognized as the world's premier insulation product - period.

Quality fiber glass insulation added to a home will increase its energy efficiency and help reduce costly heating and cooling loads. You can rest assured that InsulSafe III meets, exceeds, all fire safety standards.

In some areas of the country, heating costs determine how much insulation should be used; in others, air conditioning costs are the major influence. In many areas, both the heating and air conditioning costs contribute to the recommendations indicated on the chart below. Find the zone in which you live. Then use the R-Values on the chart for the zone as a quide to your insulatoin requirements.

ZONEATTIC FLOOR
(CEILINGS)
SIDEWALLSFLOORS
1R-19R-12R-11
2R-30R-19R-11
3R-38R-19R-13
4R-38R-19R-19
5R-49R-19R-25

Attic Application

R-VALUEBAGS PER
1000 SQ.FT.
MAXIMUM
SQ. FT.
PER BAG
MINIMUM
WEIGHT POUNDS
PER SQ. FT.
MINIMUM
THICKNESS
To obtain
a thermal
resistance
(R) of:
Bags per
1000 Sq. Ft.
of net area:
Contents of
bag should
not cover
more than
(sq. ft.)
Weight per
sq. ft. of installed
installation should
not be less
than (lbs.):
Installed
insulation
should not
be less than
(inches):
R-6042.6231.06423"
R-4934.329.85819-1/4"
R-4431.132.77817-3/4"
R-3826.638.66515-1/2"
R-3020.848.52112-1/2"
R-2618.155.45211"
R-2215.067.3749-1/4"
R-1913.276.3308-1/4"
R-139.0111.2255-3/4"
R-117.4136.1844-3/4"

Sidewall Application

R-VALUEBAGS PER
1000 SQ. FT.
MAXIMUM
SQ. FT.
PER BAG
MINIMUM
WEIGHT POUNDS
PER SQ. FT.
MINIMUM
THICKNESS
To obtain
a thermal
resistance
(R) of:
Bags per
1000 sq. ft.
of net area:
Contents of
bag should
not cover
more than
(sq. ft.)
Weight per
sq. ft. of installed
installation should
not be less
than: (lbs.):
Installed
insulation
should not
be less than:
(inches):
R-2938.526.977-1/4"
R-2229.434.735-1/2"
R-1621.347.534"
R-1519.352.483-5/8"
R-1418.554.463-1/2"



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