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March 11, 2015

Owens Corning Launches the High Performance Building Exchange Owens Corning recently launched a new website dedicated to providing information and insights about fiber glass insulation from noted building... more »

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 »

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March 26, 2015

Green Homes, Energy Efficiency and Schrödinger’s Cat Melissa Baldridge, of GreenSpot Global, explains the paradoxes that trip up green home appraisers.... more »

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 »

Literature & Videos

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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Fiber glass vs. spray foam insulation: comparing the facts Make an Informed Insulation Choice. With every construction project, homebuilders put their reputations on the line. That’s why it’s important... 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