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April 15, 2015

That’s Our Story and We’re Sticking to It…For Now The following blog was written by Greenbuilder Media’s Ron Jones The National Association of Homebuilders talks the talk of caring... more »

March 11, 2015

Owens Corning Launches the High Performance Building Exchange Owens Corning recently launched a new website dedicated to providing information and insights about fiber glass insulation from noted building... more »

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May 15, 2015

Energy Efficiency and Your Realtor®: A Real Estate Agent Perspective Unlike other “fuels,” energy efficiency does not have a furnace that burns, or even a utility meter and breaker panel... more »

April 16, 2015

Another View: Foam insulation doesn’t get a free pass from safety law Under California’s landmark Green Chemistry law, the Department of Toxic Substances Control is requiring companies to take a preventive approach... more »

April 7, 2015

Energy Solutions: Batt at it There are various types of insulation available, but the one that many people regularly choose is fiber glass. Fiber glass... more »

Literature & Videos

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Installation Tech Tips for Batt Insulation Homes insulated with fiber glass or rock wool batt insulation can meet the RESNET Grade 1 installation requirements by  fitting and filling all cavities, and carefully... more »
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Maximum Jobsite Productivity Fact Sheet Fiber glass and mineral wool enable you to quickly and completely insulate almost any structure, through unrivaled efficiency and flexibility.... more »
Citations »

* The Preferred Insulation Solution in 90% of All Homes — “Since the development of fiber glass insulation in the 1930s it has been used in 90% of homes in the U.S. that contain insulation.” Glen Wilkinson, “Beyond R-Value: Insulating for the Environment,” Environmental Design and Construction Magazine (January–February1999):28

 

* Among the Highest Recycled Content, Up to 70% — “Fiber Glass, Rock Wool, and Slag Wool Have High Percentage of Recycled Content,” NAIMA