Why Insulation is of Great Value in Your Building

An insulation R-value is the measurement of a material’s ability to stop heat and cold transfer.  No matter what a metal building’s usage, insulating it will be of value.  Because of the unique nature of a steel building, it requires a vapor barrier and radiant barrier. 

  • The summer heat (sun’s ray) on a steel surface will create extreme heat temperatures inside the building.
  • In addition, the cold winter temperatures are exaggerated by the metal roof and wall sheeting making it frigid inside.  Warm temperatures coming in contact with cool metal roof or walls create sweating (condensation). 

There are multiple types of insulation surfaces that are available in the market, each having its benefits and disadvantages based on climate conditions and building usage. 
Factory Steel Overstock has elected to offer the two most popular types of metal building insulation – reflective and fiberglass insulation.

Option 1 – Already priced with Insulation

Steel building prices, as well as all accessories, posted are always our true cost from the suppliers. 

Option 1 – Packages include variations on insulation types posted here.

Option 2 & Option 3 – Custom Choose

Option 2 – Customized Packages and  or Option 3 – Estimator allows you to choose the metal building insulation desired.

If higher R-Values are needed per building code requirements on their specific building project, please request in Option 3 – Custom Quote.  Higher energy-efficient standards are discussed in our GREEN Commitment page.

steel building fiberglass insulation resource

steel building reflective insulation resource

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