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July 2, 2014

Super Efficient, Super Insulated and Sustainable Lucas Hamilton has more than 20 years’ experience in the building and construction industry – working with builders, designers and... more »

June 24, 2014

Architect La Vardera Makes the Case for Rock/Slag Wool Insulation Early uses of the rock wool insulation trace back to the Hawaiian Islands hundreds of years ago – where huts... more »

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July 23, 2014

Bowie Residents Receive Energy-Efficient Upgrades Twenty Bowie residents are being green while staying out of the red this summer through new energy efficiency grants the... more »

July 22, 2014

Parade of Homes Features Great Ways to Save Customers on Energy Costs Throughout the 5,600 square-foot Bob Webb home, rich built-ins and lush décor are at every turn. But what Parade goers... more »

July 14, 2014

Energy Efficient Upgrades That Will Pay You Back When it comes to owning a home, there is no end to the number of investments you can make.... more »

Literature & Videos

Fiberglass and Mineral Wool in Residential Construction Installing Fiberglass and Mineral Wool in Residential Construction Includes information on fiber glass, rock wool and slag wool batt insulation,... more »
Loose-Fill in Residential Construction Installing Loose-Fill Insulation in Residential and Other Light-Frame Construction Includes information on installing insulation including ceiling installation guidelines, sidewall installation guidelines... 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