What does cavity filled mean?There are no gaps voids or compressions in the insulation. All six sides of the cavity are in contact with insulation.
What is Cellulose and how is it applied?Cellulose is 85% recycled newspaper treated with chemicals to resist burning. Walls are installed as a spray applied with moisture adhesive.
What is Spray Foam and how is it applied?Spray Foam is polyurethane, a combination of 2 products that are combined on site. It is applied at pressure through a special gun that sprays it against the wall and it then expands 140 times its original volume.
What is a healthy home?A Healthy Home is one that has been designed, constructed, maintained, or rehabilitated in a manner that supports the health of its residents.
What does “R-value” really mean?R-value is a measure of insulation’s thermal resistance.
How does cellulose perform in a fire?Cellulose is treated with borate, making it a Class 1 Fire rating insulation. The borate coating on the cellulose prevents the fire from quickly spreading. In a two-month study at the University of Colorado School of Architecture and Planning, researchers created a video “The Big Burn” where it proves cellulose outperformed the fiberglass insulation.