Basics of installing cellulose insulation. Even if we don't DIY, lots of good info to specify in a contract with an insulation contractor.

Basics of installing cellulose insulation. Even if we don't DIY, lots of good info to specify in a contract with an insulation contractor.

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Cellulose Insulation : low embodied energy, 80-100% recycled paper + fire retardant additive
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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…

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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Stay warm this winter with the best insulation for your home. Don't know which type to choose
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Boric Acid Cellulose insulation - helps repel bugs, even stink bugs

Boric Acid Cellulose insulation - helps repel bugs, even stink bugs

with General contractor Tom Silva | thisoldhouse.com | from How to Retrofit Cellulose Insulation

with General contractor Tom Silva | thisoldhouse.com | from How to Retrofit Cellulose Insulation

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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.

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.

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