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April 22, 2014

Earth Day: Energy Efficiency Through Insulation Key to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Homeowners, Industries and Governments All Play a Role. This earth Day, April 22 is a good time to highlight the... more »

December 18, 2013

Air Infiltration and Insulation In recent years, there has been some debate over which insulation products are better at reducing air infiltration.  The fact... more »

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April 21, 2014

Energy Efficiency though Insulation Key to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions This winter, which saw many states break decades-long records for cold temperatures, reminded many homeowners of the costs of under... more »

April 10, 2014

U.S. Homeowners to Benefit from Groundbreaking Home Energy Loan Financing Program Homeowners across the United States will benefit from an innovative public-private partnership announced today to make it easier to find... more »

April 4, 2014

California Action of Spray Foam Insulation Wet or “uncured” spray polyurethane foam (SPF) materials containing diisocyanates have been proposed as an Initial Priority Product.... more »

Literature & Videos

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Inspecting Insulation Jobs 25 Checkpoints for Inspecting Insulation Jobs This laminated, pocket-sized card helps inspectors, builders and contractors easily determine if insulation is... more »
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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 »
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