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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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Insulation Tax Credits End 12/31/10!

Insulate Tax Credits End December 31st The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 reinstated tax credits for energy-efficiency improvements to homes, but the deadline for taking advantage of the credits is rapidly approaching.

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How Green is my Building?

The April 20th, 2008 Sunday New York Time Magazine is called “The Low Carbon Catalog” and contains more challenging thoughts to “green issues” than just lowering the thermostat 2 degrees (although that is buried in there as well). The short … Continue reading

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Dispelling Myths about Cellulose Insulation

There seems to be a lot of myths surrounding Cellulose Insulation. Namely, that it is made from paper so it must burn easily and that because it is called “cellulose” it must be a food source for mold. Well, quite … Continue reading

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Are You Losing Money Through The Roof?

A study conducted by the University of Colorado School of Architecture shows that Cellulose insulation provides a more effective barrier against air infiltration than traditional insulation materials, one of the key factors in preventing energy loss. In cold weather, research … Continue reading

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