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- Energy GuyKeymasterJune 26, 2016 at 3:58 pmPost count: 8
There is no question that burying ducts in insulation saves energy. But how deep is deep enough? I found an article that discusses that topic. Turns out that covering a duct insulated to R-13 with 7 inches of cellulose gives a total value of R-38. The 7 inches of cellulose provides a value of R-25. Of course, as always, the ducts should be air-tight to achieve that insulation value. You can check out the article here.
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