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BLOWN CELLULOSE INSULATION INSTALLED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, VERMONT, MAINE, AND MASSACHUSETTS

Blown Cellulose Benefits

Environmentally Friendly
Energy Efficient
Excellent Sound Insulation
Fire Resistant
Pest and Mold Resistant
High Thermal Performance
Installation Flexibility
Sustainable Resource

Signs of an Under-Insulated House

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Your once pristine insulation looks old, dirty, or flat – a clear sign you need to replace it or add more.

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Your home is always chilly, no matter how high you turn up the heat, especially upstairs.

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You upgraded your windows and doors, but your home is still drafty.

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Your energy bills have skyrocketed as the seasons change.

Benefits In-Depth

Blown cellulose insulation is a popular choice for both new construction and retrofitting existing buildings due to its numerous benefits. Here’s a list highlighting the key advantages:

  1. Environmentally Friendly: Cellulose insulation is made from recycled paper products, primarily newspaper, making it one of the most eco-friendly insulation materials. The manufacturing process requires less energy compared to fiberglass insulation, contributing to its green credentials.
  2. Energy Efficiency: Blown cellulose provides an excellent thermal barrier, effectively reducing heating and cooling costs. Its ability to fill nooks and crannies creates a tighter building envelope, minimizing air leakage and improving the overall energy efficiency of a home or building.
  3. Sound Insulation: Due to its dense material properties, cellulose insulation offers superior soundproofing qualities. It effectively dampens noise from outside and between different rooms and floors inside a building, contributing to a quieter and more comfortable living environment.
  4. Fire Resistance: Treated with fire retardants, cellulose insulation is highly resistant to fire. The chemicals used in the treatment process, such as boric acid, provide added safety by slowing down the spread of fire, giving occupants more time to evacuate in case of an emergency.
  5. Pest and Mold Resistance: The same treatments that make cellulose fire-resistant also deter pests and prevent the growth of mold. This helps in maintaining a healthier indoor air quality and prolongs the lifespan of the insulation by reducing the risk of damage caused by infestations or moisture.
  6. Cost-Effective: When compared to other types of insulation, blown cellulose is relatively inexpensive. It is cost-effective not only in terms of initial installation but also in the long-term savings on energy bills.
  7. Easy Installation: Blown cellulose can be quickly and easily installed, especially in attics or existing walls where it can be blown in without needing to remove wall finishes. This makes it ideal for retrofit projects as well as new construction.
  8. Thermal Performance in Extreme Temperatures: Cellulose insulation performs well under extreme temperatures, maintaining its R-value (a measure of thermal resistance) better than fiberglass insulation in very cold conditions. This makes it an excellent choice for climates that experience harsh winters.
  9. Flexibility: Its ability to conform to odd-shaped voids and spaces makes it a versatile insulation solution that can be used in a wide variety of building types and designs.
  10. Sustainable Resource: Since cellulose is made from recycled paper, it utilizes a resource that is abundant and sustainable, contributing to waste reduction and conservation of landfill space.

These benefits make blown cellulose insulation a compelling choice for those looking to enhance their home’s energy efficiency, comfort, and environmental footprint.

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