An Environmental Choice

ThermoShield / ProCell Cellulose Insulation Eco Facts

  • Made from 100% recycled post-consumer newsprint
  • Contains 87% recycled post-consumer content
  • Made from a renewable natural resource
  • Contains 95% regional content (raw material sourced from within 800km of the manufacturing location.)
  • Insulating a 1000 ft2 attic saves
    • 19 trees
    • 3.3 m3 of landfill
    • 30 kg of air pollution
    • 682.5 gallons of oil
    • 4000 kWh of electricity
    • 7000 gallons of water
  • Embodied energy to manufacture cellulose is 10% of the energy required to manufacture fiberglass
  • Requires 64 times less energy to manufacture cellulose than foam insulation
  • Cellulose insulation residue is recovered and recycled on-site. Fiberglass and foam residue go to a landfill, and don’t decompose
  • By utilizing recycled newsprint, cellulose insulation minimizes greenhouse gas emissions by diverting newspaper from our landfills
  • Energy consumption savings – whether it’s a new home construction or retrofit, by adding cellulose insulation you will notice considerable savings on your heating and cooling bills
  • Cellulose earns LEED credits for green construction