Category Archives: Alternative Energy

Why Cellulose Insulation Fits Well With Earth Day

Cellulose Insulation Makes Sense Earth Day & Every Day With fears of global warming and climate change fast approaching a tipping point, the intent of Earth Day has never been more relevant. Conceived in 1969 at a UNESCO conference held … Continue reading

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Vermont House Another Great Example Using Cellulose Insulation

We continue to see more great examples of energy efficient home projects that include cellulose insulation in their design. One of the best is a Home and Barn project from Vermont featured in a story on Poptimes News. The home … Continue reading

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Net-Zero Homes Start With Better Insulation

The concept of Net-Zero Energy homes appears to be moving forward toward main stream. California is leading the nation with a goal of having all new homes constructed by 2020 achieving net-zero under its Residential ZNE Plan. Builders and homeowners … Continue reading

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What Is Passive House Design

The energy efficiency goal in the design of any home is ultimately passivity. Everyone would like to have a really comfortable home interior living environment with little or no cost for heating and cooling.  But what defines a truly “passive … Continue reading

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CIMA On Weatherization At The White House

Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association President Chris Hoch was a featured speaker at the White House this month. The first-ever Weatherization Supply Chain event was held June 15 as a forum to discuss the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP.) … Continue reading

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CIMA Offers Presentations On Saving Energy

It is certainly no secret that energy costs are rising for U.S. households and businesses. While the estimates vary, studies in the past few years have put the average energy cost for the typical household ranging from 10 to as … Continue reading

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Extreme Retrofit Winners Get Blower Door Test

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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