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Retrofit Cellulose Insulation In Walls Of Older Homes

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Timmy asks: I am a building maintenance teacher in southern WV. My students are going to exit my class in an area of a lot of old homes that do not currently have … Continue reading

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Firefighters Guide For Cellulose Insulation Building Fires

How To Handle Fires In Buildings With Cellulose Insulation Cellulose insulation is an easily misunderstood building material. It is made from paper fibers, so it is an organic material. Left untreated, organic materials are combustible. Some other common insulation materials … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Ecologo Info

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Joey asks: I have a customer looking for Ecologo certification for Cellulose insulation. Can you please provide me with either testing or a certificate? Answer: ECOLOGO is an Underwriters Laboratories program documenting the … Continue reading

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Insulation Tax Credits Through 2021

Non-Business Energy Property Tax Credits Extended It can be confusing keeping up with the Federal Tax Credits for insulation. For several years running, congress has retroactively extended the program that encourages homeowners to add or upgrade insulation in their homes. … Continue reading

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Schedule Cellulose Insulation Professional Presentation

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Nick asks: Hi, I am looking to set up some kind of learning opportunity for my firm to learn more about dense-packed cellulose best practices. We do a lot of commercial projects and … Continue reading

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How To Update Insulation In Walls Of Old Homes

Homeowners Often Forget Walls When Updating Insulation Updating the insulation in older homes is critical to making living spaces more comfortable and monthly energy bills more manageable. Unfortunately, most homeowners only think as far as the attic forgetting to consider … Continue reading

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Adding Cellulose Over Old Garage Ceiling Batts

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Julie asks: Hi, I just want to ask if it is possible to dense pack blown in cellulose into a garage ceiling which already has existing 60 year old batt insulation. I have … Continue reading

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Celebrate Arbor Day With Cellulose Insulation

Recycling Paper Into Insulation Saves Carbon In Trees Arbor Day celebrates the tree and encourages people to plant one in honor of our most precious resource for fighting climate change. Trees are the kings of carbon sequestration as they eat … Continue reading

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More Cellulose Insulation Fire Control Stories

More Examples of Cellulose Insulation Controlling Fire Spread In Homes We continue to monitor the news for reports of home and building fires where cellulose insulation is in use. A couple stories recently offer yet more good examples of how … Continue reading

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Adding Blown Insulation Over Existing Attic Batts

Cellulose Answer Man: Your Source For Information Jennifer asks: Can I install cellulose blown in insulation over batt insulation with tears in the vapor barrier? I was air sealing my attic and had to tear the vapor insulation to reach … Continue reading

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