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Par/PAC™ - Literature
No Water or Glue - No Mess

Superior Fire Resistance
Cellulose Won't Melt like fiberglass

Insulation Seals Best When It is
Kept Dry and Dense Packed

No Going Back To Put Up A Vapor Barrier Over Netting or unfaced batts

No Costly Scheduling Delays to allow moisture to escape
(Sheet Rock The Same Day)
No Flimsy Vapor Barriers

No Settling - Vistual Confirmation.
(Min. 3 lbs. P.C.F. Density)

Uniform Monolithically Sealed Airtight Walls, under floors & vaulted ceilings
No License Fees or Expensive Equipment To Buy To become an Applicator. Minimal Equipment Investment
Visual Inspection To Confirm The
3 lbs. P.C.F. Non-Settling Density
Natural Air Change Rate as low as .17 Air Changes Per Hour

STC=40 (75% Sound Reduction)
in 2" x 4" walls and a
Higher reduction in 2" x 6" walls

True R-13 (2"x4")
True R-20 (2"x6")
R@3.0 P.C.F. = 12.6@3.5" = "R"20

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Eco Friendly Journal Magazines Journal of Light Construction Northeast Sun Home Etc. Environmental Design & Construction EcoLogical Home Ideas Building Products Magazine NorthEast Sun Fall 2007 Ecological Home - Winter 2007 Green Builder Magazine on Defining Green Journal of Light Construction Northeast Sun Home Etc. Environmental Design & Construction EcoLogical Home Ideas Building Products Magazine NorthEast Sun Fall 2007 Ecological Home - Winter 2007
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Important Headlines Energy Conservation Efforts Underway Cellulose Insulation is a Perfect Fit for Conserving Energy Tax Credits for Energy Conserving New Construction

 

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Torch Test

Superior Fire Resistance and "R" Value of Cellulose Fiber Insulation.

"R" Value Without Density and Air Leakage Sealing is Meaningless.

WARNING - DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DUPLICATE THIS DEMONSTRATION WITH ANY OTHER TYPE OF INSULATION.

 


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Dry Cellulose Fills Need for Energy Efficiency, Construction Speed
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Project aims to prove effectiveness of dry cellulose. Brian Riessen is an Iowa-based insulation specialist who installs up to 100 jobs per year. For the last decade, all of those projects were insulated with dry cellulose. "I guess what first attracted me to it is that it's a recycled product," he recalls. "I had been with a weatherization program and saw what a great value it added to old homes, so doing it to new construction was a natural for me," he recalled. "Now ParPAC is what we use in everything we do."
Among Riessen's current projects is a passive solar demonstration home now under construction in Christmas Cove, Maine. The south facing structure has been engineered for an air infiltration ratio of less than .9 air changes per hour. The building's shell will be insulated with ParPAC (90 percent recycled content) with a goal of reducing the energy used in heating and air conditioning by 50 percent.
Brian Riessen (photo, right) blows ParPAC cellulose insulation behind a polyester vapor barrier. After the spilled material is vacuumed up for reuse, the wall is immediately ready for sheetrock.
 
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Energy Conservation Efforts Underway Tax Credits for Energy Conserving New Construction

Facts & Documents That are Timeless

Industry News
Consulting Resources
Testimonials
Articles
Fiberglass Mutilates DNA and Damages New Cells
"Health & Hazards" Of Man Made Mineral Fibers
Fear of Fiberglass and Asthma in adults and children

If you do not find the information you need please call or E-Mail par/PAC

The below information has been compiled to better inform you of our product from actual customer findings, end user applications, medical findings and hazards of using fiberglass insulation, in the process of being developed are some "How to" construction update documents.

We hope you find this information helpful.


Industry News
US DOL Page 1
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"No Such Thing as Too Tight Houses"
  Chart Below
Most older buildings test between 10-15 ACH 50
Typical new construction averages between 5-10 ACH 50
ENERGYSTAR homes are usually below 5 ACH 50

The chart below shows ACH 50 of 140 "average homes" built in Mass last year. Only one tested tighter than 2.5 ACH 50

par/PAC Passive Solar Demo Home tested at 2.5 ACH 50

Mr. Bruce Torrey
Building Diagnostics

http://www.buildingdiagnosticshelp.com/contact_us.html

Bruce Torrey is a Certified Level 1 Infrared Thermographer and building consultant with the Massachusetts based company, Building Diagnostics. He provides technical support, training and design services to builders, architects and insulation contractors. His expertise and commitment to advancing building technologies is well known through his numerous national and local presentations and frequent contributions to trade publications.

To compliment the benefits of a high performance home, Building Diagnostics also provides resources for anyone pursuing help with “green” building technologies.

Hands on experience helps sort out and prioritize the benefits of using recycled materials, resource friendly technologies, as well as renewable energy systems. From recycled cotton insulation to solar systems to healthy home product specifications, Building Diagnostics provides the resources of both technology and technique.

The web site for Mr. Torrey is http://www.buildingdiagnosticshelp.com

 

 

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"How to Install" Pages 1-4 the Total Home par/PAC™ System
COVER YOUR FIBERGLASS
Process Slide Show
Comparitive Properties, R-Value/in.
Fiberglass vs Cellulose
 
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Health & Hazards Fiberglass Degrade Research
Fiberglass Convection Problems
Fiberglass as a Carcinogen
 
 
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