Tag Archives: Cellulose Insulation

Energy Audits Lead To Improved Energy Efficiency

The Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association (CIMA) manages the website cellulose.org as an informational resource for its members, building industry professionals and consumers. Analysis of the visitors to the website, which number in the thousands monthly, reveals some interesting trends. Over … Continue reading

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CIMA Offers Presentations On Saving Energy

It is certainly no secret that energy costs are rising for U.S. households and businesses. While the estimates vary, studies in the past few years have put the average energy cost for the typical household ranging from 10 to as … Continue reading

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Electric Co-Ops Know About Saving Energy

Electric cooperatives (co-ops), unlike other types of electric utility companies, are beholden only to their members. Essentially each customer is a member and “owner” of the company. As such, electric co-ops have always tended to be progressive and aggressive in … Continue reading

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Insulation: It’s Not Just A Winter Blanket

Summertime. Thoughts of cold winter months fade–and many look forward to lower monthly energy bills. But don’t forget that buzzing you will soon hear while sitting on the porch is more often from air conditioners than cicadas.

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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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Dispelling Cellulose Insulation Fire Safety Myth

There seems to be a lot of myths surrounding Cellulose Insulation. Namely, that it is made from paper so it must burn easily and that because it is called “cellulose” it must be a food source for mold. Well, quite … Continue reading

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Cellulose Insulation Saves Energy And Money Lost Through Roofs

A study conducted by the University of Colorado School of Architecture shows that Cellulose insulation provides a more effective barrier against air infiltration than traditional insulation materials, one of the key factors in preventing energy loss. In cold weather, research … Continue reading

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