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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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December 17, 2014

An extra blanket of insulation Read part two of the Ultimate Heat Efficient Home Guide to learn how to make your home more energy efficient.This section... more »

December 11, 2014

6 energy-saving projects for your home Many homeowners are unaware of the simple and inexpensive improvements that they can do to save energy and lower their... more »

December 10, 2014

EPA Urges Homeowners to Cut Greehouse Gas Emissions As fall turns quickly into winter, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends that homeowners reduce their greenhouse emissions this year. The... 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: 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 »
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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