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Turning Waste Paper Into


Cellulose Insulation

Fiberlite recycles tons of waste paper daily, turning it into an amazing array of cellulose insulation products to improve the energy efficiency and comfort of homes and commercial buildings for the people who occupy them. Let us help you insulate to save money on your utility bills and make your home or workplace more quiet and comfortable.


 


 






LEED / NAHB/ Energy Star

cellulose insulation is one of the world's best environmental building products graphicFiberlite’s cellulose insulation, containing up to 82% post-consumer recycled content, qualifies for points under LEED certification and the National Association of Home Builders “Green Building” programs. It also contributes toward a home’s designation as an Energy Star Home.

LEED® Green Building Rating System™

leed logo, energystar logo, nahb green building logoThe U. S. Green Building Council provides a third-party certification program for green buildings. Incorporating Fiberlite’s Cellulose Insulation products may contribute toward earning the following LEED certification prerequisites and credits:

Energy and Atmosphere:

  • Prerequisite 2 - Minimum Energy Performance (Required)
  • Credit 1 - Optimize Energy Performance (1-19 Points)

Materials & Resources:

  • Credit 4 - Recycled Content (1-2 Points)
  • Credit 5 - Regional Materials (1-2 Points)

The above credits apply to LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations. For more information on LEED, visit http://www.usgbc.org.

leed logo, energystar logo, nahb green building logoNAHB Green Building

The National Association of Homebuilders NAHB Research Center provides a third-party certification program for green buildings. Using cellulose insulation may assist in qualifying as a “green building” in the following areas.

Credit 2.4.1 Use recycled-content building materials 3 pts
Credit 2.6.1 Use materials manufactured from renewable resources 2 pts
Credit 3.3.1 Building Envelope 4 pts
Credit 3.3.6.1 Proper installation of insulation including no gaps, voids, or compression 8 pts

Visit www.nahbgreen.com to learn more.

Energy Star Home

leed logo, energystar logo, nahb green building logoEnergy Star is most commonly known for certifying appliances, but the Energy Star program also certifies homes. Unlike LEED or NAHB Green Building programs that consider multiple aspects, Energy Star Home program only considers energy consumption. Fiberlite’s Cellulose Insulation can substantially help a new home in attaining an Energy Star rating. For more details please refer to the Energy Star website.