Garage Door Insulation | R-Value | Energy Efficiency

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This time of year you’re dreading that walk into the cold garage every morning to get in the car, or worse - looking for some obscure tool in your bare feet and wondering why you didn’t take the time to put your slippers on. Garage door R–value plays a big role in how warm your garage is, and how warm your garage is plays a big role in the energy efficiency of your home. Your garage is another room in the house, so why not have it insulated that way? According to Clopay, the top-grade garage door manufacturer we work with,...
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Garage Door R-Value | Save Money & Energy

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What the heck is R-Value anyway? If you appreciate science, you’ll want to know that R-Value is the measure of thermal resistance. The R-Value will help with conductive, convective, and radiative heat transfers but doesn’t account for the radiative or convective properties of the material’s surface. If you’re not really into that science stuff, you’ll want to know that the higher the R-Value on a garage door, the more it stops heat from entering or exiting your house. You’ll also want to know that the type of material you want your garage door made out of can make a huge…

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New Clopay Garage Door in Upper Arlington

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We proudly installed a brand new Clopay garage door in Upper Arlington recently. Not only did this new garage door give this house a beautiful newl aesthetic, but the customer was looking to increase the energy efficiency of his house. Right now you're wondering how on earth a new garage door can make a big difference in the efficiency of this or any home. Before: As you can see with the before and after photos, there is a room above this garage. Rooms over garages are likely to be cooler in the winter and warmer in the summer than the rest of the house. In...
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