Mineral wool has been around for decades, is widely used in Canada and Europe and is making a comeback in the United States. It's made by melting down basalt stone and recycled slag from steel mills, then spinning it into fiber that can be formed into batts or boards. We did some research, talked to installers and filled a few walls with the stuff. Here's our verdict: Mineral wool has some real advantages over the alternatives. If you have an insulation job coming up, we strongly recommend…

Mineral wool has been around for decades, is widely used in Canada and Europe and is making a comeback in the United States. It's made by melting down basalt stone and recycled slag from steel mills, then spinning it into fiber that can be formed into batts or boards. We did some research, talked to installers and filled a few walls with the stuff. Here's our verdict: Mineral wool has some real advantages over the alternatives. If you have an insulation job coming up, we strongly recommend…

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Oregon Shepherd Loose Sheep’s Wool Insulation – 40# Blow Box Oregon Shepherd’s made-in-the-USA 40-pound loose sheep’s wool insulation blow box may be blown in, or placed by …

Oregon Shepherd Loose Sheep’s Wool Insulation – 40# Blow Box Oregon Shepherd’s made-in-the-USA 40-pound loose sheep’s wool insulation blow box may be blown in, or placed by …

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Use these eco-friendly materials in your walls, floor, roof and more for a greener home! Please choose cruelty free. Go vegan, avoid milk paints, sheep's wool insulation,

Use these eco-friendly materials in your walls, floor, roof and more for a greener home! Please choose cruelty free. Go vegan, avoid milk paints, sheep's wool insulation,

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Thermafleece Cosywool Rolls are a easy to use sheep wool based insulation, supplied in compressed packed rolls for quick installation. Great for lofts, roofs, walls and floor insulation.

Thermafleece Cosywool Rolls are a easy to use sheep wool based insulation, supplied in compressed packed rolls for quick installation. Great for lofts, roofs, walls and floor insulation.

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VMZINC's Structural Roof is a construction system combining a standing seam roofing in VMZ Zinc plus with rigid mineral wool insulation laid on supporting structures in steel, wood or concrete. It's a modular warm roof system for any type of deck (steel sheets, wood, concrete), suitable for low to high hygrometry, that can be used in all types of roof.

VMZINC's Structural Roof is a construction system combining a standing seam roofing in VMZ Zinc plus with rigid mineral wool insulation laid on supporting structures in steel, wood or concrete. It's a modular warm roof system for any type of deck (steel sheets, wood, concrete), suitable for low to high hygrometry, that can be used in all types of roof.

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The Building Science Corporation uses this illustration to show details for installing vertical furring strips over exterior mineral wool insulation up to 6 inches thick. -- Installing Mineral Wool Insulation Over Exterior Wall Sheathing | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

The Building Science Corporation uses this illustration to show details for installing vertical furring strips over exterior mineral wool insulation up to 6 inches thick. -- Installing Mineral Wool Insulation Over Exterior Wall Sheathing | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

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