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The U.S. Green Building Council says a green home should use less energy and natural resources, create less waste and be healthier for the people inside. Insulation advertised as green or containing renewable or recycled materials isn’t really green if it doesn’t:

  • Maintain an air barrier over time to minimize air leakage and maximize energy efficiency
  • Contribute to a healthier home by managing moisture, limiting potential for mold growth and improving indoor air quality
  • Minimize the use of gases and VOCs that contribute to climate change or ozone depletion

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Customers are asking about it and whenever possible, choosing green options.  Companies are looking to feature any aspect of their product that they can call green, from production of it to the materials within the product. 

With everyone rushing to be the greenest of the green, it’s important that customers get an accurate picture about the products out there.  The truth is, at this time, there is no perfect product that is 100% green from start to finish.  We clearly have our preferences on insulation products. These preferences are based on a variety of characteristics and years of experience in the insulation industry.  While some green products may be made of mostly recycled material, they can have many other weaknesses that will lead to less efficient home over time and costly problems down-the-road.


At Tasos Construction LLC, we are committed to being upfront about the primary products out there and explaining the green aspects of each.  

Click here to learn more about spray foam insulation, a top rated green product that is highly recommended by Tasos Construction LLC.


I am a building science engineer who has been traveling across North America for 25 years working with architects, engineers, builders and homeowners to educate and provide solutions for improvements in design and construction. I have had the privilege of working closely with SC Phelps Insulation for the past ten years on a variety of building performance issues.

SC Phelps has always been able to accurately diagnose and provide building solutions for their customer base. Their projects have ranged from Timberline Lodge to small residential retrofits and in all cases the customer service has been outstanding. I highly recommend SC Phelps Insulation to anyone interested in long-term durable solutions for their buildings.

Randy Nicklas, Airiums, Inc.

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