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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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Saving Energy: Blown Attic Insulation

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How to Beef Up Attic Insulation

Save energy by using cellulose and fiberglass insulation to ramp up the insulation in your attic.

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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.

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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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Renewable Energy Blog - MOTHER EARTH NEWS - Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy

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