Re: GBlist: Foam Insulation

Bruce Sullivan (
Wed, 26 Feb 97 12:35:21 -0700

With all this talk of having my hormones disrupted makes me wonder if we
have reasonable alternatives to plastic insulation.

One challenging applicaition is below grade concrete walls. I understand
that high density fiberglass is used in Canada (Glas Clad I believe its
called). Another Canadian product is high-density rockwool. (A bit more
information on this one can be seen in Energy Source Builder #43 at Both of these products also
protect against moisture by providing a drainage path.

Much has been said about fiberglass. What about rockwool?

Bruce S.

>I hope by this, to
>stimulate the desire to investigate the subject of endocrine
>disrupters further on your own.

Bruce Sullivan Tel: 541-484-9353
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