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September 16, 2014

Green Materials Report: Fiberglass Insulation Fiberglass insulation is a man-made fiber material made from recycled glass and sand, and is one of the “green materials”... more »

September 10, 2014

HPIP Shifts Focus to Training Insulation Installers Properly trained insulation contractors play an important role in ensuring the energy efficiency and comfort of a home. One of... more »

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October 15, 2014

Top 10 Smartest Home Upgrades It may sound like a cliché colliding with bad dating advice, but when it comes to your home’s appeal—and market... more »

October 9, 2014

Use of Spray Foam Insulation Drops Builders may be backing away from spray foam insulation. Between 2008 and 2012, spray foam’s market share grew from 3%... more »

October 7, 2014

Entergy to Launch Program to Improve Energy Efficiency, Save Money JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – Entergy Mississippi customers will soon benefit from a program that will improve energy efficiency... more »

Literature & Videos

Grade 1 Install: The Pre-Insulation Walk Through
Grade 1 Install: The Pre-Insulation Walk Through Brian Coble, Director of High Performance Homes for Advanced Energy provides best practices on “Proper Installation of Insulation” as he... more »
See for yourself why fiberglass and mineral wool are Engineered to Outperform
Engineered to Outperform™ Learn the fact of why fiberglass and mineral wool are Engineered to Outperform™... 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