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The Greenest Insulation Consists of 86% Recycled Content


Manufactured GREEN, GREEN Since 1949, GREEN for Future Generations

Nu-Wool was green long before Green Building existed. With its low embodied energy, high recycled content, and superior energy saving performance, Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation is one of the most sustainable & eco friendly insulation products in the marketplace.

Nu-Wool Recycled Cellulose Insulation Eco Friendly Properties:

  • Made of 86% recycled content, with 65% of that being post-consumer recycled paper
  • All natural product
  • Low embodied energy
  • Cellulose insulated structures have a lower carbon footprint than other structures
  • Energy efficient because it requires less fuel to heat and cool structures
  • Minimal product waste in the application process
  • Does not off gas or cure like other insulation materials
  • Product bags are recyclable, no other packaging waste
  • Lasts the lifetime of structure, does not need to replaced
  • Manufacturing Nu-Wool prevents paper from being landfilled and polluting the environment

Nu-Wool is simply the good-for-your-home, good-for-your-budget and good-for-the-environment choice when it comes to insulation. Use the Product Locator buttons below to search for a Nu-Wool installer or retailer. You can also read more about Nu-Wool’s commitment to sustainability here. 

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Nu-Wool Insulation products are available for professional install by a certified installer or can be purchased at select lumberyards and retailers for DIY install.

Energy Savings Calculator


The use of this calculator is limited to comparisons between energy costs of example homes only. The numbers shown do not represent actual dollar amounts or dollar savings from Nu-Wool Co., Inc. Your savings may vary. The calculations are based on typical new home construction, state average utility costs, new high efficiency HVAC systems, and typical weather for the state selected. These numbers do not include base utility costs such as water heating, lights, and appliances. If you have questions, please contact the Nu-Wool technical department at (616) 669-0100.