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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 Insulation 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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March 3, 2015

Let’s Get Real: The Energy Efficiency Industry Can Do Better Matt Golden argues in favor of a new path forward for efficiency based on markets.... more »

March 2, 2015

California’s Strict Energy Code Could Spread to Other States New Title 24 standards will save energy and water and minimize greenhouse gas emissions.... more »

February 5, 2015

Sustainability Specialists Find New Ways To Eliminate Fossil Fuels From Green Building The Vermont based building company, New Frameworks Natural Building, has created a foam-free farmhouse retrofit using rock wool insulation rather... more »

Literature & Videos

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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Proven Lifetime Performance Fact Sheet See why fiber glass and mineral wool insulation are key to creating the highest performing builds possible.   ... 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