Spray foam has become one of the most widely used insulation materials in the construction industry since it was invented in the 1980s. There are several reasons why spray foam has become a popular choice for residential and commercial insulation applications. First, it can be installed quickly. Second, it fills cavities and can be sprayed […]
Carbon has been a big topic of discussion in the insulation industry recently. In regards to eco-friendly materials and actions that can help combat climate change, the way materials are made has a huge impact. Carbon is known to be detrimental to the Earth’s atmosphere when produced in large quantities. Most of the things we […]
Home insulation comes in many different varieties, with fiberglass and mineral wool being two of the most popular. Both of these materials have pros and cons and they are both produced in unique ways. They are both common insulation choices for homebuilders, so you might be wondering what the best option is. Let’s take a comprehensive look at how these two materials stack up against each other and what a superior alternative might be. What is Fiberglass? To the average person, fiberglass is pink itchy
Learn about 4 excellent eco-friendly alternatives to mineral wool insulation.
Updated: Sep 16, 2022 Reposted from METROPOLIS Magazine As the construction industry grapples with its hefty carbon footprint, hemp is rapidly rising to the fore as the innovator’s material of choice—in Europe, at least. By: Malaika Byng Hemp, a variety of cannabis sativa with very low levels of the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can sequester twice […]
Spray Foam as it’s known today, emerged in the 1980s and has since been marketed as the latest and greatest innovation in home insulation, including as a material for “green building” due to its ability to help conserve energy. This petroleum-based chemical insulation applied on the inside of walls, caught on fast as it offered […]