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January 13, 2015

Visit NAIMA Members at the 2015 International Builders Show NAIMA members will be among the more than 2,000 exhibiting brands present NAHB International Builders Show, Jan. 20 – 22... more »

January 6, 2015

Loose Fill Isulation Performance and Convection Loose Fill Insulation Performance and Convection The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) frequently receives questions from insulation professionals, consumers... more »

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January 29, 2015

How to Do Your Own Home Energy Audit and Save Money Each Month Wasting energy in your home is like throwing away money. You can spend thousands on heaters, air-conditioning and new windows,... more »

January 23, 2015

Insulation, leak detection keys to winter energy efficiency A poorly insulated or leaky home makes it difficult to keep your home warm during the winter months. However, this problem... more »

January 23, 2015

Best Way to Keep Your Home Safe and Warm is Air Sealing You wouldn’t leave a window open on a cold night during winter with the furnace going full tilt – or... more »

Literature & Videos

Grade 1 Install: Fiberglass and Mineral Wool Batt Inspection
Grade 1 Install: Fiberglass and Mineral Wool Batt Inspection Homes insulated with fiberglass, rock wool and slag wool batt insulation can meet RESNET Grade 1 insulation criteria when installed... more »
Grade 1 Install: Insulating Tips From the Pros
Grade 1 Install: Insulating Tips From the Pros Want to see what a high quality fiberglass, rock wool, or slag wool batt insulation job looks like?   Watch... more »
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* 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