Adopting Applegate Cotton Armor Creates Zero Waste Supply Cycle for DIRTT

by admin on October 25, 2012


Webberville, MI (PRWEB) September 28, 2012

Applegate Insulation and DIRTT (Undertaking It Appropriate This Time), have partnered to reduce DIRTTs’ environmental influence by means of the use of Cotton Armor insulation and crafting an integrated supply cycle. DIRTT utilizes Cotton Armor in generating custom modular developing solutions that provide previously unimagined construction speed, style, efficiency and environmental sustainability for built environments.

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DIRTTs Director of Operations and Sustainability, Houston Peschl, was searching for a sustainable option to fiberglass for DIRTT’s manufacturing procedure when he heard about Cotton Armor. Fiberglass was the bane of my existence, says Houston. Even though DIRTT used the most amazing fiberglass out there, it still ended up in a landfill since no one particular recycles it.

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Combining man’s first fiber friend, Cotton, with revolutionary 21st century BurnBarrier and fiber processing technology tends to make Cotton Armor the world’s foremost energy saving hybrid. Cotton Armor out-performs typical fiberglass in the regions of acoustical properties, flame spread, off-gassing and it doesnt include harmful chemicals or irritants. Insulation scraps left more than from DIRTTs manufacturing procedure will be collected and sent back to Applegate for reuse, leaving a zero-waste stream.

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With the use of this cotton insulation, had been moving toward a provide cycle rather than a provide chain, says Houston. The choice to use a item like this was a no-brainer. And now our installation guys dont have to go property itchy every single day, we dont have to throw out scraps on a everyday basis, and we save income.

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According to Terry Applegate, CEO of Applegate Insulation, “It is a excellent pleasure to be able to supply emerging green industrial leaders with supplies that let them to meet their conscious driven sustainability specifications. These exciting businesses, DIRTT and BluePoint Advertising and marketing getting prime examples, are incredibly conscious of power effectiveness and environmental sustainability, they think like we do and consequently it is a lot of enjoyable partnering with them! We pride ourselves on getting in a position to closely operate with users to make positive that no detail gets left behind although at the same time maximizing productivity and decreasing waste. That pride springs from our background as a tiny HVAC firm in the 50’s so we have a private history being aware of the distinction that a supplier tends to make by partnering with their users in creating state-of-the-art power effective goods and systems.”

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Cotton Armor is a high performance acoustical and thermal insulation that can be custom tailored for a wide range of applications. Cotton Armor supplies a wide range of R-values, gives STC’s into the 60s, is made with a minimum of 85% recycled content material and the final item contains cotton fiber a quickly renewable resource. In a Life Cycle Evaluation, Cotton Armor was identified to be 54% far more power efficient in production than fiberglass. This is due to the use of recycled renewable resources, and application of modern day, energy-effective electrical gear, rather than the blast furnaces utilized in fiberglass manufacturing. Cotton Armor production was also located to result in less than 53% CO2 equivalent (Kilograms of CO2 and other gasses) and 29% much less water than fiberglass manufacturing.

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A lot more details on Cotton Armor and Applegate’s commitment to sustainability, which includes the life cycle evaluation, is available at http://www.applegatecottonarmor.com.

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About Applegate Insulation&#13

Applegate was established in 1978 by Aaron Applegate and his son Terry. They began producing insulation out of a small facility in Okemos, Michigan. Nowadays, Applegate (headquartered in Webberville, Michigan) is the largest privately owned cellulose insulation manufacturer in the planet, and supplies a selection of high efficiency insulation products from seven areas all through the United States. Applegate launched Cotton Armor in 2011 in order to rectify many concerns of yesteryear’s batt technologies. Cotton Armor blankets are simpler to correctly size and install than batts and in a life cycle analysis demonstrated a radical improvement in resource utilization by getting 54% much more energy effective in production than fiberglass manufacturing. To find out a lot more about Applegate please visit http://www.applegateinsulation.com. To discover more about Cotton Armor please check out http://www.applegatecottonarmor.com or contact (855) 626-8866.

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About DIRTT Carrying out It Appropriate This Time. &#13

DIRTT Environmental Options creates distinctive interiors with responsive, agile architectural options. DIRTTs package of solutions contains DIRTT Walls, DIRTT Power, DIRTT Networks, DIRTT Millwork and ICE

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