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July 2, 2014

Super Efficient, Super Insulated and Sustainable Lucas Hamilton has more than 20 years’ experience in the building and construction industry – working with builders, designers and... more »

June 24, 2014

Architect La Vardera Makes the Case for Rock/Slag Wool Insulation Early uses of the rock wool insulation trace back to the Hawaiian Islands hundreds of years ago – where huts... more »

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July 24, 2014

Insulation’s Role in Controlling Noise Acoustical management is a challenge for both design professionals and building occupants. A certain level of background sound within a... more »

July 23, 2014

Bowie Residents Receive Energy-Efficient Upgrades Twenty Bowie residents are being green while staying out of the red this summer through new energy efficiency grants the... more »

July 22, 2014

Parade of Homes Features Great Ways to Save Customers on Energy Costs Throughout the 5,600 square-foot Bob Webb home, rich built-ins and lush décor are at every turn. But what Parade goers... more »

Literature & Videos

Can brochure NCA101
A Performance Comparison of Today's Environmental Home Builder & Renovation Projects - Canadian Market (NACA101) This brochure compares the most common insulation selection criteria for fibre glass insulation, cellulose insulation, mineral wool insulation, cotton insulation... more »
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 »
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