Category Archives: Green Products

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 Salutes Earth Day 2014

Earth Day is recognized in some 190 countries around the world.  As concerns over climate change continue to raise awareness for the environment billions of people are more tuned in than ever to the need for energy efficiency.  Earth Day … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Cars And Pumps Coming Soon

Natural Gas has emerged as the most abundant fuel supply in the U.S, particularly with “fracking” opening up access to huge domestic sources.  This cleanest of fossil fuels has long been commercially supplied to homes for heating and cooking.  Fleet … Continue reading

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Insulation Helps Save Energy & Cellulose Insulation’s Low Embodied Energy Helps Save The Planet

The Passive House Institute U.S. has announced it will no longer grant certification approval for construction projects using SPF insulation, which employ chemical agents with high Global-Warming-Costs (GWP). In a recent article BuldingGreen.com, PHIUS’s executive director Katrin Klingenberg explained the decision. … Continue reading

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Ryland Homes Gets It When It Comes To Cellulose Insulation

For most new home buyers, their builder is the source of awareness for the products that go into building their new home. When it comes to what’s behind the walls and above the ceiling home buyers become even less involved … Continue reading

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CIMA’s National Fiber Announces Innovative Recycling Program

Greenest Insulation Blog is always on the lookout for innovative green ideas. CIMA producer member National Fiber has a new twist on the well known recycling aspects of cellulose insulation. The company is launching a program to recycle cellulose insulation … Continue reading

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Green Guitar at GreenBuild Expo 2012

One of the more unusual items on display at the 2012 GreenBuild Expo was a Martin guitar. The innovative green aspect was the instrument’s fret board made of material by Forbo Flooring company. According to a company representative at their … 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 Door Blown Out

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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