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Re: GSBN:Chopped Straw as Ceiling Insulation

Hi Joyce,

Not chopped straw, but rice hulls. The fire tests( un-written-up, my
appologies to Bruce) show them to be as flame retardent as borate treated
cellulose or better. I've heard rummors about R-value but seen no data.
sounds like a good grant opportunity to me.

to busy pushing the envelope to address and stamp it,


Joyce Coppinger writes:

or blow-in attic insulation is the question. Anyone hard of this before? If
so do you know a source for details or more information?

Joyce Coppinger, Managing Editor
The Last Straw journal
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