Category Archives: Green Products

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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CIMA Salutes National Recycle Day 2021

Cellulose Insulation Perfect Fit For National Recycle Day Cellulose Insulation is the leader in recycled building products and the perfect fit for participating in National Recycling Day…and every day! No other building insulation (or just about any other building product) … Continue reading

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Practical Zero-Carbon Development From Canada

An article out this week from Canada provides an excellent example of how to design a zero-carbon footprint building. It aligns well with the “carbon-sink” concept first mentioned here on the Greenest Insulation Blog in 2010 and with the new … Continue reading

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AIA Blueprint For Better: Design To Change Climate Change

It’s encouraging to see the American Institute of Architects (AIA) launching their BLUEPRINT FOR BETTER initiative with the goal of reducing “climate change and inequities in the built environment.” That’s a fancy way of saying improve design in the construction … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Meets Many of 10 Best Ways to Go Green

Recent Article Lists 10 Best Ways to Go Green in Home Build or Remodel Geoff Spitzer’s article in the New Hampshire Business Review caught the eye of the Greenest Insulation Blog. This insightful piece offers an excellent list of items … 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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Cellulose Insulation Helps Make The Pretty Good House

Cellulose Insulation is part of “The Pretty Good House” Concept Finding ways to reduce climate change and global warming impacts is a universal need around the world today. Many in the building industry continue to work on improving new home … Continue reading

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NGOs Caution Foam Insulation Poses Human Health Threat

NRDC and the National Housing Trust Suggest Avoiding Foam Chemicals A report released by Energy Efficiency for All, a partnership of Non Governmental Agencies (NGOs) that includes the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and National Housing Trust, cautions home builders … Continue reading

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Nanowood Could Be Perfect Compliment To Cellulose Insulation

Nanowood Has Lignin Removed Making It Less Heat Conductive We are always on the lookout for new trends in green building materials here on the CIMA blog.A story broke about an innovative new product called “Nanowood” caught our attention. Liangbing … 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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