Cellulose insulation


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Cellulose insulation

Plant fiber that is used in wall and roof cavities to separate the inside and outside of the building thermally and acoustically. Typical materials used to manufacture the product include old newspapers and telephone directories; borates and ammonium sulfate are included to retard fire and pests. Four major types of loose-fill cellulose products have been developed under a variety of brand names, generally characterized as dry cellulose, spray-applied cellulose, stabilized cellulose, and low-dust cellulose.
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Instead, Unity Homes uses cellulose insulation, made from recycled newspaper and other paper products that are combined with a natural borate additive, which makes it fire-resistant as well as resistant, to insects and rodents.
Service offerings include fiberglass and cellulose insulation, mirrors and shower doors, garage doors, fireplaces and storefront glass installation services.
2013), Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association (2013) insulation materials made from cellulose fibres have good fire resistance, good sound insulation, due to sorption behaviour of fibres, better microclimate and low thermal conductivity.
Other sustainable features in the home include: insulated concrete-form walls, spray foam insulation, cellulose insulation, geothermal heating and cooling, solar panels with battery backup storage, 3,300-gallon rainwater collection tank, low-flow water fixtures, ENERGY STARA appliances, zero-VOC paints and finishes, LED lighting and repurposed Kentucky horse farm fencing into hardwood floors.
He filled the gaps between those walls with cellulose insulation -- the densest kind he could find.
Cellulose insulation is an energy saver in the walls, while eco-friendly soy foam and a layer of thin metal foil insulate the attics in the house and studio.
Additionally, All Airhart Modern Series homes feature 2 x 6 exterior wall construction, low-E windows, Nu-Wool Cellulose insulation.
Some experts recommend using cellulose insulation, blown into the cavities through small holes, instead of foam.
This was labour intensive, and I had already observed that Ruth was short-cutting the process by adding dry cellulose insulation directly to a wet mixture of clay and blending it to the correct consistency.
Icynene is a specific brand of spray foam, one which Isaac, whose company often installs Icynene as well as cellulose insulation, feels is to spray foam what Kleenex is to tissue because "they've invested lots of resources into educating the building industry on the use of their product, explaining the building science behind it, and testing their product to achieve code-approval.
Our seven tons of cellulose insulation provides a toasty 2,000 square-foot home.
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