Category Archives: DIY & Insulation Tips

Greening An Old House With New Cellulose Insulation

A great story comes to us from the Lakewood Ohio Observer. Chris Perry’s insightful article on upgrading a 100-year-old Lakewood Home is a text book outline on how to green an old house. It’s worth a read for anyone interested … Continue reading

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Quiet Is the Sound of a Well Insulated Home

Everyone knows insulating a home saves energy and makes for a more comfortable living environment. We have written here at the Greenest Insulation Blog about how effective cellulose insulation is in providing superior sound proofing in addition to energy-efficiency. Cellulose … Continue reading

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Insulation Can Boost Resale Value Of Homes

Noted housing columnist Katherine Salant has a very interesting article in the January 20, 2012 Washington Post. She profiled Alex Wilson’s (executive editor of Environmental Building News and a widely acclaimed green building expert) observations on how homeowners can boost … Continue reading

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Had A Face To Face With Your Attic Insulation Lately?

It’s not really hard to determine whether an old home needs new attic insulation. If there is room enough to get a look in the attic it’s pretty easy to tell. Recently we purchased an historic 1940’s era home for … Continue reading

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Energy Audits Lead To Improved Energy Efficiency

The Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association (CIMA) manages the website cellulose.org as an informational resource for its members, building industry professionals and consumers. Analysis of the visitors to the website, which number in the thousands monthly, reveals some interesting trends. Over … Continue reading

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Cellulose Beats Fiberglass In Sound Proofing Demonstration

Dayton, OH (June 15, 2011)–The benefits of having a home properly insulated are readily obvious when it comes to saving energy and reducing home heating and cooling costs. Most everyone knows that having higher R-Value insulation and tighter seals makes … Continue reading

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Insulation: It’s Not Just A Winter Blanket

Memorial Day. The traditional kickoff of summertime. Our thoughts fade of cold winter months–and many look forward to lower monthly energy bills. But don’t forget that buzzing you will soon hear while sitting on the porch will more often be … Continue reading

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Extreme Retrofit Winners Get Door Blown Out

CIMA awarded the Extreme Insulation Retrofit to a Kentucky couple selected at random in April from the hundreds who visited the online sweepstakes. Now, CIMA is blowing the door out of the Extreme Insulation Retrofit winner’s house. Well, to clarify, … Continue reading

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