One of our desires was to use as many natural and/recycled materials as possible. Insulation was one area where this was important. We decided to use Roxul a Canadian company with a unique basalt stone-based product.
ROXUL COMFORTBATT™, made from natural and recycled materials, is a stone wool insulation products for use in both new residential construction and renovations. This semi-rigid batt has a unique flexible edge designed to compress as the batt is inserted into walls, attics, ceiling and floor frames. The flexible edge springs back, expanding the batt against the frame studs to give a complete fill. ComfortBatt™ compensates for normal variations in stud centres caused by distortion or warping. The special flexible characteristic at the insulation edge ensures the expected R-value is achieved. Source here.
Below is a slideshow gallery of photos from installing the insulation. Click on an image for a larger slideshow.
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