EPS vs XPS vs EPS with graphite
First of all, thanks for your time reading this.
I would like an advice from you about thermal insulation of the outer walls of my house. My biggest problem is that path that I walk to get inside my home passes between my home and neighbors’ house. This path is wide 110cm. So as you can guess every cm counts 🙂 and I need to find best insulation with smaller with and best price 🙂
My questions are:
1. Is it true that isolating your house with example 3 cm XPS gives you results like isolating your house with ~6 cm EPS? Is it true that XPS creates moisture and fungi because it doesn`t let the wall Ñ‚Ð¾ “breathe” ?
2. Is it true that EPS with graphite gives you 20% better results then regular EPS? Can I say that 5 cm EPS with graphite replaces 6 cm EPS?
3. Can EPS with with of 5 cm be enough to “feel” the benefits of isolating the house?
Climate in my country varies from -10°C [14°F] in winter to 40°C [104°F] in summer. I am planning to heat on wood and inverter air conditioner.
I hope that I express my self good, since English in not my native 🙂
Thanks again, if you have any question please write.
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