Once you understand the energy saving techniques that I've learned over the past 30 years, you'll see exactly how easy it is to have an energy efficient home.

...And it's not as hard as you might think.  Nothing I teach is new or rocket science.  

Whether you are building a new home or want to have lower utility bills in your existing home, this information applies to you.

Comparison of Home Insulation For Residential Homes


 Cellulose insulation usage is increasing all across the nation as a result of consumer education and my nationwide seminars and radio broadcasts. Cellulose insulation is made from recycled newspaper and is an excellent insulation and soundproofing material Cellulose has several advantages including but not limited to:
  • Higher R-values (read my section on R-values)

  • Essentially stops all air infiltration


The three most important factors influencing your heating and cooling bills are

  • Air infiltration

  • Air infiltration

  • Air infiltration

Cellulose fills all cracks, holes, and hard-to-reach areas.  

Without getting too technical, heat is transferred in three ways.

  • Convection - transferred between air molecules

  • Radiation - transferred by electromagnetic waves (sun) 

  • Conduction - transferred through a material particle by particle

Greater density of damp-spay cellulose eliminates almost all convection heat transfer.  My VHS/DVD has a demonstration that shows the convective heat transfer of cellulose and fiberglass insulation.  You can see the superior qualities of cellulose for yourself. 

The demonstration also shows you the comparison of rolled vs. blown home insulation for residential construction.  When using damp-spray blown cellulose insulation, you are able to get a much greater density, which decreases air infiltration.  

Have you ever noticed that an electrician will drill a two-inch hole to pull a half-inch wire?  Every one of these holes is open to the attic for air infiltration. Cellulose insulates around all electrical sockets and plumbing holes.

Benefits of cellulose insulation:

  • Environmentally friendly

    • By using recycled newsprint, we conserve tons of paper that would normally go into landfills, save expensive landfill space, help recycling programs, and preserve millions of trees.

  • Health

    • The Federal Government has classified fiberglass as a probable cancer-causing material.  Anyone that has been around fiberglass insulation knows that it uncomfortable to touch and breathe.  The tiny glass fibers can get into your lungs and cause major health problems.  

    • Cellulose insulation poses no danger. You can roll in it, play in it, install it, and never have the itchy skin that you have with fiberglass.  The tiny glass particles in fiberglass make microscopic cuts on your skin, and that’s why it makes you itch.  Airborne particles of fiberglass can also enter your lungs.
      Quoted directly from the American Lung Association Website
      : "Fiberglass insulation packages display cancer warning labels. These labels are required by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) based on determinations made by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP").

Noise control

    • Cellulose is one of the best noise control and sound insulation products.  Cellulose is fantastic for interior home sound insulation and home theater sound insulation.  My DVD shows a convincing demonstration on the sound control of cellulose insulation.

    • Cellulose is treated with borate, a nontoxic chemical that is fire, bug, and mold resistant.

As demonstrated in this picture, you can place 4" of cellulose in your hand, put a blowtorch on it, and the insulation does not burn.

As stated by a leading U.S. manufacturer of fiberglass, "cellulose can and does smolder at a temperature above approximately 450F degrees".  Notice that is says "smolder" and not "burns".



Click Here To Listen about cellulose insulation

Doug Rye with co- host Ron Sherman


When using cellulose insulation, the need for 2x4 vs. 2x6 construction for energy efficiency is minimal.  It is not necessary to have double insulation for home energy efficiency.  It can simply be done with one 2x4 wall.

Order now to discover how cellulose insulation can make your home more comfortable, more roach-proof, more fire-proof, and more sound-proof!

Myths of cellulose insulation


Cellulose insulation causes mold and mildew.
Cellulose insulation is treated with Broic acid which is a mold and mildew inhibitor.  When installed properly, mold and mildew CANNOT grow in cellulose insulation.  As with any building material that is installed while damp (paint, sheetrock mud, etc.),  damp spray cellulose should be allowed to air dry for 24 to 48 hours before covering and should only be damp to the touch when installed.


Cellulose insulation will settle in the walls.  Any type of loose fill insulation will settle in the walls.  However, when applied correctly, damp spray cellulose insulation WILL NOT settle.  When installed correctly,  a small mist of water and glue are added to the insulation as it is sprayed.


Cellulose insulation will burn.  The same Boric acid that resists mold and mildew gives cellulose insulation some of its fire resistance properties.  Also the density of cellulose insulation does not allow enough air to sustain a fire.

Click on the picture to the right for proof.

Many of you can relate to this example.  What happens if you throw a old Sears or JC Penny's catalogue in the fire?  It won't burn.  Why?  Because it can't get enough air.


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