Insulating Under Metal Building Roofs

Steel Building Insulation Kits
Metal Building Insulation Install

In order to combat heat loss and condensation that builds up with moisture, most building manufactures recommend insulating a metal roof. This is the minimum requirement as it’s typically best to insulate the entire structure.

Performance values of metal buildings are increased when insulating under a metal roof. The roof has the most surface area exposed directly to the outside elements. This makes them more susceptible to wear and tear. Keeping this area sealed with a proper and quality insulation system will benefit your steel building for years to come.

In general, insulating a metal building with decrease the cost of ownership. Energy costs associated with heating and cooling systems are kept at a minimum as their use is less frequent or exhausting than in other buildings.

If appeal is of a concern, insulation only improves this element of your building. It provides a clear, clean and professional look and finish.

Heavy rains and snow that build up around the metal building can create a cold outside panel and condensation will most likely develop. Condensation always forms on the warm air side similar to a glass of ice water. Water forms on the outside of the glass.

Choose an insulation with an R-value that will work for you climate controlled environment. Saving just $100 per month in energy costs can add up to $24,000 over a 20 year life span.

Protect your building by investing in quality insulation.