The Dry-Pack Cellulose Alternative

May/June 2007
A version of this article appears in the May/June 2007 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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May 07, 2007
The dry-pack option offers an alternative to supercompetitive fiberglass insulation bidding or high-end spray foam installations.
    For many larger building and insulation contractors, getting into the new- construction market means entering the supercompetitive world of fiberglass bidding, or going for high-end spray foam installations. Neither of these makes sense for a small company whose main focus is on cellulose and weatherization. Many small weatherization contractors are quick to offer the benefits of cellulose insulation to the existing-home market. When it comes to new construction, these same contractors can be just as quick to pass on the benefits of cellulose.

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