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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.



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Help on looking up R values

When trying to determine your current R-Value in the attic, use a ruler to measure the depth of the insulation and multiply the depth by the R-Value of the material.

For example, and attic with 6 inches of Modern insulation would have an estimated R-Value of 22.5 (6 inches x 3.75 R-Value per inch)

Unless you still have the packaging for the insulation used in the attic, it will be hard to measure the exact R-Value of the installed product. To calculate the R-Value use the following guidelines for estimation purposes only:

R-Value / Inch
Blown-in Cellulose 3.75
Blown-in Fiberglass 3.7
Fiberglass Batts 3.7
Cotton Batts 3.7
Open-cell Foam 3.6
Close-cell Foam 5.8

Remember, cellulose insulation can be blown on top of existing insulation to improve R-Values without removing the already installed insulation.