Owens Corning: new insulation product platform

Owens Corning has launched its EcoTouch PINK FIBERGLAS Insulation product platform with PureFiber Technology.
Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation fuses the industry-leading thermal and acoustical perfo…

Owens Corning has launched its EcoTouch PINK FIBERGLAS Insulation product platform with PureFiber Technology. Owens Corning EcoTouch insulation fuses the industry-leading thermal and acoustical performance characteristics of Owens Corning PINK FIBERGLAS insulation with the innovative, new PureFiber Technology. The result is a new class of high-performance residential and commercial insulation made with natural materials and a minimum of 30% post-consumer recycled content and 50% total recycled content the highest certified percentage in the fiberglass insulation industry. EcoTouch insulation has also achieved GREENGUARD Children & Schools(SM) Certification and is verified to be formaldehyde free, meeting stringent certification standards for indoor air quality. The sustainable features of the new EcoTouch insulation products also provide homeowners with more opportunities to protect the environment: manufactured with a minimum of 30% post-consumer recycled content and 50% total recycled content the highest certified percentage in the fiberglass insulation industry it will help homeowners participate in glass recycling efforts, keeping waste out of landfills and turning it into usable products; EcoTouch insulation products are made with PureFiber Technology, with natural materials and a formaldehyde-free formulation; every pound of glass fiber thermal insulation saves 12 times more energy than was originally used to produce it; building with EcoTouch insulation helps new homes achieve energy-efficiency and green building certifications including: the Environmental Protection Agency“s ENERGY STAR; the National Association of Home Builders“ National Green Building Standard; and the U.S. Green Building Council“s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The benefits of using EcoTouch PINK FIBERGLAS Insulation with PureFiber Technology also include: fast and easier handling and installation, with less dust than other fiberglass insulation products; excellent stiffness and recovery characteristics; and, additionally can easily be installed to insulate odd shaped cavities and small spaces.