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November 11, 2015

Regulatory Watch Mact Standards Finalized The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has signed the Final Rules for the Wool Fiberglass Manufacturing and... more »

October 26, 2015

Competition Highlights Quality Installation There’s no question that the quality of the insulation installation has a tremendous impact on the comfort of a home.... more »

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October 29, 2015

BACK OF THE ENVELOPE THINKING Excuse me, Mr. and Mrs. Home Buyer: Would you Like Our 5-year home, or one that will last 100 years? There are so many myths about what home buyers won’t pay for. And I’ll submit that too many of these... more »

October 13, 2015

Spontaneous combustion of insulation blamed in Stella’s fire Fire investigators say a blaze above Stella’s on Sherbrook Street Thursday night was caused by spontaneous combustion of spray foam insulation being... more »

September 24, 2015

6 Ways an Energy Audit Can Help Sell Your Home for More A home energy audit might not be at the top of your to-do list, but if you’re getting ready to... more »

Literature & Videos

Case Study: A Contractors Perspective Copy When The Topic Is Performance. The Focus Is Fiber Glass. Why do so many major contractors choose fiber glass 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