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Cellulose Insulation And Vapor/Air Barriers

The Facts On Cellulose Insulation & Vapor Barriers We receive many questions on the CIMA website Contact Us form every month. A recent one on cellulose insulation and air/vapor barriers (one of a flurry on the topic) tipped the scale … Continue reading

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CIMA Dan Lea Featured On Sustainable Minds Webinar

Join the Webinar January 20, 2020 On Embodied Carbon & Net Zero Energy CIMA Executive Director Dan Lea, with be featured speaker in a webinar presented by Sustainable Minds. The program, moderated by Terry Swack, Sustainable Minds Founder and CEO, … Continue reading

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Don’t DIY Home Insulation If You Don’t Know How

For many homeowners, proper attic insulation is a common concern and an easy target for improving energy efficiency. Most older homes, and even many newer ones, simply lack the proper amount of insulation in their attics. However, there are many … Continue reading

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Determine Current Attic Insulation R-Value

Here Is How To Determine Current Home Attic R-Value One of the most common questions homeowners ask is how to determine the R-Value of their current attic insulation. This typically results when a homeowner begins to think about improving their … Continue reading

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U.S. Ag Dept. Mass Timber Initiative Good For Environment

Construction With Wood-Based Products Traps Carbon The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service established a $1 million in fund designated for supporting the construction of mass timber projects on college campuses across the country. The initiative is designed to simulate … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Used In Historic Yellowstone Photography Store

Renovation of the historic Haynes Pictures Shop included Cellulose Insulation Cellulose insulation has been around at least since the time of Jefferson’s Monticello when old newspapers were used to insulate the famed mansion. Since that time, the product has evolved … Continue reading

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New Green Products Make Greenest Insulation Blog Cut

We often recognize new innovative green products here on the Greenest Insulation Blog. There have been a few announced using cellulose for alternative products recently that appear to have promise and worth sharing. Many people are surprised to learn that … Continue reading

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CleanFiber Joins Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association

Welcome New Producer Member CleanFiber LLC The Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association is proud to welcome our newest producer member CleanFiber LLC. CleanFiber was conceived by several veteran cellulose insulation installers. They recently began production at their state-of-the-art facility in Buffalo, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Icicles Bad Sign For Insulation

Those Beautiful Icicles Likely A Sign Of Bad Attic Insulation The 2019 winter prediction report mentioned here on the Greenest Insulation Blog has proven to be very accurate. A cold and wet winter continues across most of the U.S. One … Continue reading

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CIMA Producer Member Promotes First Female GM

Fiberlite Technologies Appoints Patricia Grubb CIMA producer member Fiberlite Technologies has promoted long-time employee Patricia Grubb to head the company’s production plant in Joplin, Missouri as General Manager. She is one of just a few woman to hold such a … Continue reading

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