Chinese Foam Insulation Including Banned CFCs

Reports Expose CFCs In Chinese Made Foam Insulation News reports broke this recently about the discovery of foam insulation manufactured in China that includes CFCs. According to the lead report by the Environmental Investigation Agency, now carried in several highly … Continue reading

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Nanowood Could Be Perfect Compliment To Cellulose Insulation

Nanowood Has Lignin Removed Making It Less Heat Conductive We are always on the lookout for new trends in green building materials here on the CIMA blog. Last month the story broke about an innovative new product called “Nanowood” that … Continue reading

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Need For Recycled Building Materials Never Greater

Cellulose Insulation Has Industry’s Highest Recycled Content World-wide the amount of construction related waste continues to increase as growth booms in developed and emerging economies both. The need for recycling construction waste, and for innovative construction products that use recycled … Continue reading

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Penny For Your Thoughts Insulation Fire Demo Video

Watch Penny Burn In Wad Of Cellulose Insulation This very short video by Sean Maxwell has been around for a while but still provides a demonstration worth watching. CIMA does not recommend anyone attempting to replicate this demonstration. That said, … Continue reading

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Home Insulation Fire Demonstration Video

Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute Home Insulation Fire Video One of the most dramatic fire tests to compare the characteristics of various types of insulation in large simulated home fires was conducted in 1998 at the Maryland Fire & Safety … Continue reading

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Video Comparing Cellulose And Fiberglass Insulation In A Fire

Watch Test Comparing Fires For Cellulose Insulation & Fiberglass Insulation Here is another video that demonstrates the characteristic differences between cellulose insulation and fiberglass insulation. Titled “The Big Burn” by its producers, the video is not a true scientific controlled … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Slows Fire Spread By Design In Attics

Nebraska fire demonstrates cellulose insulation fire control characteristics Cellulose insulation is designed to save homeowners money by making their homes more energy efficient. It also has a Class 1 fire rating and is designed to save their homes in a … Continue reading

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Fire Burn Test For Building Insulation Products

Fire Test Videos Show Results For Cellulose & Fiberglass Insulation Products In the wake of the horrific June 2017 high rise fire in London interest in fire related to building insulation products has surged. People are understandably searching for more … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Blown Into Old Home Walls Video Demonstration

Cellulose Insulation Is Perfect For Insulating Walls Larry Janesky and his company Dr. Energy Saver Home Services specialize in cellulose insulation.  They have produced an excellent video on the process for retrofitting the walls in an older home with dense … Continue reading

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Cellulose Vs Foam Wall Insulation

Insulating walls in a home or building is critical to achieving high energy efficiency. A big factor in the effectiveness is how well the wall cavity is sealed by the insulation. Fiberglass batts do not create an effective seal. Over … Continue reading

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