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  1. weka September 30, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    For basements, attics and indoor wall insulation the Diggerslist is writing about the Sheep wool panels or WoolBoards, which are R4 per inch and up to R12.
    The rigid panels are used as final finish and then painted over. In Italy the wool and lime panels have been used for more than 15 years now because the lime in the panel is also reducing mold issues in humid and cold corners.
    Generally speaking panels applied on top of dry walls have the advantage, that the heat flow in the studs is minimized. How good is insulation of just the cavities, if the studs act like a thermal bridging? Who leaves windows and doors open even 1 inch, when same applies to the insulation. Also, insulation panels save on labor and materials compared to installing stud walls, batting and dry wall.

  2. Tiny London Lot Transfo... September 10, 2010 at 6:04 pm

    […] like solar passive design, a living sedum roof, recycled materials, an air-source heat pump, sheep’s wool insulation and Insulslab concrete slabs. Reclaimed oak was laminated and cut into slats to create the wooden […]

  3. bobw June 3, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    Your site has a multitude of extraordinary content. Very informative. I would be happy to provide the latest information on wool, as a modern insulation material.

  4. lorenzen September 19, 2008 at 6:23 pm

    A new type of sheep wool insulation to retrofit existing homes has been developed and patented in the US. These panels can be installed directly onto the walls of existing homes. These natural sheep wool panels are in contact with the air in your rooms and are improving indoor air quality by removing air contaminants and by adsorbing condensate, which prevents mold.

    For more information see the web-site

  5. b_ruehle August 30, 2008 at 5:46 pm

    where might one purchase your insulation

  6. Mary HIntikka July 6, 2008 at 1:53 am

    How can I obtain sheepwool insulation here in the U.S.?
    I live in Houston, Texas and I’m remoldeling an older home.

  7. CHRIS COOL June 25, 2008 at 6:05 am

    i love the site chris cool and sankibo

  8. Holly Flowers November 5, 2006 at 1:28 pm

    Do you have a USA distributer??

  9. Inhabitat » Blog ... August 10, 2006 at 2:04 pm

    […] As you all know, having good insulation is critical to having an energy efficient house, and proper insulation can save you loads of money with your heating and cooling bills. What you may not know, however, is that most mainstream, commercially-available insulation is pretty nasty stuff that you probably don’t want anywhere near the air you breathe all day. Materials like fiberglass and polystyrene may be efficient insulators (and are cheaper than natural insulators like wool and cotton) but the effects on human health and the environment may not be worth the cost savings. Many people believe that nasty chemical insulation (the kind that is in most people’s houses) can contribute to cancer, asthma, and a whole host of other health problems. That’s why we highly recommend checking out some of the newest types of eco-friendly insulation, such as recycled denim, wool, icynene, and nanogel. […]

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