A recent article from the Kansas City Star notes “The payback period for insulation is quick, too, according to Consumer Reports, and it keeps your home comfortable year-round. With the tax credit, insulation starts paying back in a year or two.” Read more
The writer unfortunately left out the concept of choosing a green product to obtain that savings while also helping to save the planet by using a recycled material.
This post from the WellHome.com blog gets it right–home and building owners have many options beyond the products backed by huge companies with national advertising budgets when it comes to insulation. (We also agree with placing cellulose insulation at the top of this listing for several uniquely green insulation products. Not sure exactly how “green” a foam product can be though?) Read more
We here at the Greenest Insulation Blog often sit and scratch our heads when we read the many stories on insulation that tout the latest trendy insulation products while totally missing the opportunity to include green alternative insulations–many of which like cellulose insulation come from recycling waste materials.
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