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R-VALUE: 44.0, SUITABLE FOR: new construction.THERMAL PERFORMANCE: Insulated with cellulose: R-36.0. Insulated with high-performance fiberglass (R-4.5 per in.): R-44.0.PROS:• Optional 2x3 insulated wall and high-efficency fiberglass give potential for even higher R-values.• Large capacity for moisture storage allows the wall cavity to dry gradually.CONS:• Panels are often manufactured off site, trucked to site, and craned into place, which all add to cost.• Design may be subject to joist ...

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from The Family Handyman

Saving Energy: Blown Attic Insulation

learn how to insulate your attic yourself with blown-in cellulose insulation, and start saving money on your utility bills. this step-by-step article walks you through every detail of the job.

Luffa Acoustic Wall Tiles by Luffa Lab aka Mauricio Affonso - luffa is a fast growing tropical vine plant from the same plant family as the cucumbers, pumpkins and courgettes. Luffa fibres form a complex network of cellulose that act like an open cell foam material that is both extremely strong and lightweight. Makes it a viable material for applications such as packaging, filters, low cost splints and acoustic insulator.

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from Inhabitat

Meet the Ten Finalists in the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge

form us with love, sustainable design, green design, hexagonal wall tiles, wood wool, wood slivers, green interiors, green materials, excelsior

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from Celtic Sustainables

Thermofloc - Loose Fill Recycled Cellulose Insulation, 12kg

Now available from Celtic Sustainables - Thermofloc Loose Fill Recycled Cellulose Insulation, 12kg

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The prefabricated panels are somewhat similar to SIPs, with OSB on the interior (presumably the air barrier), 16” TJIs with cellulose insulation and a fiberboard exterior. A rear ventilated OSB rain screen uses different stains to add a touch of frivolity to the hyper minimal facade. The roof is constructed of the same panels, and a suspended ceiling (thankfully, not ACT) allows for recessed lighting that doesn’t penetrate the air barrier. This is critical in achieving the passivhaus…

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Installing insulation is one of the most environmentally friendly things a homeowner can do. About 65 percent of U.S. houses are poorly insulated, a 2005 Harvard study estimates. The Best Insulation Types for Your Home | Tiny Homes

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Applegate Stabilized Cellulose Insulation