Which insulation is best for the environment?

A house insulated with Cellulose insulation will use less energy to heat or cool. [CIMA] With careful design which includes effective thermal insulation it may be possible to avoid heating or cooling altogether. It is heating or cooling that use the most energy in a house thereby producing most of the greenhouse gasses. [5]

In addition to saving more energy [8] Cellulose insulation is a product made from paper diverted from waste with borate flame retardant added which means Cellulose insulation has low embodied energy, is long lasting and is non-irritating.

Cellulose - naturally better insulation

So whether you're a homeowner, builder or designer, cellulose insulation delivers market leading green credentials in Australia.

Over the past 50 plus years it's been successfully installed in hundreds of thousands of homes throughout Australia and millions of homes world-wide, particularly in the USA & Western Europe.

Cellulose insulation's key environmental benefits include:

It's the most environmentally friendly insulation in the world, manufactured from 100% recycled paper.

Pays for itself in 5 years through reduced energy bills & therefore reduced greenhpuse gas emissions.

Unlike batt-type products, it's guaranteed by your ACIMA member manufacturer to meet all Australian & New Zealand building standards.

It acts as an insect & termite repellent, which helps prevent pests nesting in your ceiling.

So when it comes to ceiling insulation, homeowners, builders and designers should choose the most environmentally friendly and best performing insulation

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