Insulation Institute Blog

Do Quality Insulation Installations Cost More?

We talk a lot about the importance of quality insulation installation, especially for batts. If the home is getting a HERS rating, Grade III installation means 5% of your insulated area is modeled as uninsulated. For those in California, failing to meet their definition of quality, a Quality Insulation Installation (QII), means wall cavity R-value...

Oct 19, 2016 1:28:19 PM Jordan Doria

How “Total Cost” Sales Techniques Can Mislead

We’ve all seen the technique; it is very common in the building industry. A product manufacturer shows how their product can reduce or eliminate the need for other associated products, typically those that comprise some building system. The approach gets customers to think about costs holistically versus piecemeal. This happens in many industries,...

Aug 9, 2016 8:53:07 AM Jordan Doria

Regulatory Watch

New emissions rules for Wool Fiberglass and Mineral Wool product facilities

Nov 11, 2015 10:03:28 AM NAIMA

Regulatory Watch: Spray Foam Insulation Impact Assessment Standard

Standardized Methods Needed to Assess Potential Impacts of Spray Foam Insulation Products

Oct 14, 2015 10:09:04 AM NAIMA

ENERGY STAR’S “2015 Rule Your Attic” Campaign Promotes Insulation

This fall the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program will launch its second annual “Rule Your Attic” Campaign to increase homeowners’ awareness of the financial, comfort, and environmental benefits of adequately sealing and insulating their homes. Through this campaign Energy Star hopes that homeowners become knowledgeable of their home’s energy use and take...

Sep 30, 2015 10:45:19 AM NAIMA

Regulatory Watch: What you need to know about insulation marketing

Insulation Marketing: Regulations That Guide Conduct

Sep 9, 2015 11:07:51 AM NAIMA

Regulatory Watch

EPA Targets Reflective Insulation for Removal from “Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR” Program

Aug 10, 2015 12:04:03 PM NAIMA

NAIMA Insulation Manufacturers at the 2015 International Builders Show

NAIMA's insulation manufacturer will be among the more than 2,000 exhibiting brands present NAHB International Builders Show, Jan. 20 – 22 in Las Vegas. IBS is the largest light construction show in the world and will for the second year, be co-located with the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show to create Design and Construction Week, with anticipated...

Jan 13, 2015 10:59:41 AM NAIMA

A New Place for Knowledge

Today’s ever-changing building codes and requirements call for builders, architects, contractors, code officials and other building material professionals to have quick access to the facts that help them select the best insulation solution for their specific project.

Aug 14, 2013 12:18:52 PM NAIMA