Category Archives: Green Products

Blown In Insulation Product Review On Bob Vila

The Bob Vila website has a very good article covering the topic of blown in insulation. Writer Benjamin Hardy does an excellent job of comparing and contrasting the top products – loose fill fiberglass, cellulose and foam – and their … Continue reading

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Insulate Attic Duct Work With Blown-In Cellulose Insulation

Adding or upgrading insulation in a home attic is the best investment for energy efficiency home improvements. But many homeowners often neglect the need for insulating their HVAC ducts. One way to achieve both is to use blown-in cellulose insulation.  … Continue reading

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Life-Cycle Analysis Tools Fall Short With Insulation Calculations

Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA) calculation tools can be valuable resources for designers, builders, building officials and even consumers trying to determine the environmental impact of building products and materials. These calculators are available from a variety of sources and vary in … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Waste Paper Innovations

The nations leading cellulose insulation manufacturers continue to find innovative ways to convert waste paper into energy-efficient insulation products. Cellulose insulation producers stay in tune with recycled paper trends, and with obvious interest in old newsprint (ONP) supplies. Recycled newsprint … 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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