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  • LOOSE FILL BLOWN IN: GLASS FIBER

    Common Name: Fiberglass loose fill.Colour: Pink or yellow.Thermal Resistance: RSI - .020/mm R- 2.9/in. LowCost: medium plus blowerCapacity to dry out if wet: GoodFire Resistance: ExcellentFungus / Vermin Resistance: Good to excellent.Limitations: -- Long fibers prevent good flow in cl...
  • LOOSE FILL BLOWN IN: MINERAL WOOL

    Common Name: Rock Wool loose fill.Colour: Brown or whiteThermal Resistance: RSI - .019/mm R - 2.7/in. FairCost: Medium plus blower.Capacity to dry out if wet: Good.Fire Resistance: Excellent.Fungus / Vermin Resistance: Good to excellent.Limitations: -- Skin irritant: wear long sle...
  • LOOSE FILL BLOWN IN: CELLULOSE

    Common Name: Cellulose Fiber, ground up newspapers.Colour: Grey or white.Thermal Resistance: RSI - .025/mm R - 3.6/in. GoodCost: Lowest plus blower. (The only blowers that can be rented by homeowners)Capacity to dry out if wet: Fair to poorFire Resistance: Good to Fair (Borax can...
  • LOOSE FILL POURED: GLASS FIBER

    Same appearance and characteristics of Blown-in Glass Fiber except:Thermal Resistance: RSI - .021/mm R - 3.0/in. FairApplications:-- Attics. Accessible enclosed cavities with great care and no obstructions. It gets hung up very easily.
  • LOOSE FILL POURED: MINERAL WOOL

    Same appearance and characteristics of Blown-in Mineral Wool, except:Thermal Resistance: RSI - .021/mm R - 3.0/in. FairLimitations: -- Very thick layers may compress other insulation or overload weak ceilings.Applications: -- Attics. Accessible enclosed cavities with care and no obstruc...
  • LOOSE FILL POURED: CELLULOSE

    Same Appearance and characteristics of Blown-in Cellulose, except:Thermal Resistance: RSI - .024/mm R - 3.4/in. GoodApplications: -- Attics, accessible enclosed cavities above ground level 
  • LOOSE FILL POURED: POLYSTYRENE BEADS

    Colour: WhiteThermal Resistance: RSI - .020/mm R - 2.8/in. FairCost: LowCapacity to dry out if wet: GoodFire Resistance: PoorFungus / Vermin Resistance: FairLimitations: -- Highly flammable. -- Very light and difficult to keep from blowing around during and after installation. -- Hi...
  • LOOSE FILL POURED: WOOD SHAVINGS

    Thermal Resistance: RSI - .017/mm R - 2.4/in. Low.Costs: Varies greatly but low.Capacity to dry out if wet: PoorFire Resistance: PoorFungus / Vermin Resistance: PoorLimitations: -- Quality varies considerably in both density, type and chemical additives. -- Settles too much for use i...
  • RIGID BOARD: LOW DENSITY EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE

    Common Name: Low Density Bead BoardColour: White and light blue with visible beadsThermal Resistance: RSI - .025/mm R - 3.6 /in. GoodCost: MediumFire Resistance: Poor. Gives off toxic gasFungus / Vermin Resistance: FairLimitations: -- Must be covered. It is a fire hazard if exposed on th...
  • RIGID BOARD: HIGH DENSITY EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE.

    Same as Low Density Expanded Polystyrene, except:Common name: High density Bead BoardThermal Resistance: RSI - .028/mm R - 4.0/in. High.Cost: MediumAdvantages: -- It is less fragile than the low density bead board and can take higher compression pressures.Applications: -- Inside foundati...