29 Apr '14, 1pm

Wood fibres as insulation material for yök Casa + Cultura

Wood fibres as insulation material for yök Casa + Cultura

Rockwool , or mineral wool , is still commonly used here in Spain for insulation due to its low cost. I read up on it, and as Lloyd, “am still confused” whether this classifies as a green building material or not . Since it is made from a non-renewable material (volcano stone), requires a high amount of energy during production, and is not recyclable or reusable (since we have to cut it to size and there is no take-back program set up), we concluded that we could find a better material for our yök Casa + Cultura . © Marcello Cannarsa We looked into cellulose made from recycled paper that is sprayed in between the drywalls, but had to discard this idea due to the high cost, and because the cellulose is difficult to get out for recycling in the future. Since you need to hire special machines for the installation, this only makes sense economically if you have quite a lot of ...

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