Today's consumers are very savvy when it comes to researching the insulation options available to them. CIMA believes that is a good thing when consumers can find factual information about insulation because it will show cellulose is superior to other types of insulation in terms of value, energy savings, performance and environmental benefits. It is equally important for construction industry professionals like architects, builders and insulation contractors to be knowledgeable about all the insulation products available to consumers.
Unfortunately, the Internet is rampant with confusing and often contradictory information about insulation in general, and cellulose insulation in particular. Here on the CIMA website consumers and industry professionals alike can find straightforward factual information about cellulose and other types of insulation in order to make educated decisions. Wherever possible, information is provided in side-by-side comparisons between all of the major insulations to assist industry professionals, and consumers, in their research and understanding of the advantages of cellulose insulation.
When factoring the value, performance and environmental characteristics of cellulose insulation it quickly rises to the top of the list. The value of cellulose insulation goes beyond price, and includes all the factors that are important to satisfying the consumer's needs and desires.
Cellulose insulation also has some very unique benefits and environmental qualities that, when combined, help it to stand out from all other available products:
See the Table of Key Performance Features for a comparison of the most common types of insulation to get a better understanding of how cellulose insulation matches up. CIMA believes the facts speak clearly for cellulose insulation’s performance and value.