Category Archives: Cellulose Insulation

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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Summer Home Energy Savings Tips

As the globe turns toward summer on the North American Continent the sun changes the equation for home energy efficiency.  The number one way to save energy, money and the environment this summer:  Manage The Thermostat. The best way to … Continue reading

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Settling The Myth About Cellulose Insulation Settling

A home building company recently contacted CIMA.  They were considering changing standard features to include cellulose insulation in an effort to offer greener, more energy-efficient homes.  But they had heard cellulose insulation settles and wanted to know how this affected … Continue reading

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2015 Hottest Ever And Busiest Summer For Cellulose Insulation

For anyone that might have missed the news this month, NASA and NOAH confirmed 2015 was the hottest year ever.  In fact, it was hot enough to shatter over a century of high temperature records!  In the U.S. the temperature … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Goes Mobile Online

The trend has become a reality as more and more people use mobile devices for online searches.  Visitors to CIMA’s website continue to grow this year and so has the percentage of viewers using mobile devices.  We are pleased to … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Can Help EPA Landfill Reduction Plan

The EPA proposed new rules on August 14, 2015 to further reduce emissions of methane-rich gas from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in the U.S.  These new EPA rules will by default likely require more emphasis on recycling of paper, … Continue reading

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Insulation Products With Same R-Value Are Not Created Equal

There are a variety of building insulation products on the market.  They are all designed with the primary function of saving energy in homes and buildings.  The basic measure of effectiveness by which all building insulation products are measured is … Continue reading

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Adding Insulation When Re-Siding Adds Home Value

A high percentage of homes in the U.S. have siding and of those vinyl continues to be the most common choice.  Data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), shows vinyl (including vinyl-covered aluminum) was the most common exterior … Continue reading

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