15 Jun '11, 5pm

What's The Greenest Insulation? It's Getting Harder To Decide Every Day

What's The Greenest Insulation? It's Getting Harder To Decide Every Day

What's The Greenest Insulation? It's Getting Harder To Decide Every Day Screen shot from Youtube video What's wrong with this picture? It is in a video promoting Ultra-touch denim insulation, showing an installer pushing a full-size batt into an irregular cavity. Either the insulation isn't going to work because it is compressed or it is going to pop the drywall right off the wall. The installer also isn't wearing a mask, even though the company's material safety data sheet recommends an OSHA approved air mask. (the stuff is vermin-proofed with borax). It is just one of the problems that Tristan Roberts of BuildingGreen finds with the product. View the entire comment thread.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/whats-the-greenes...

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