Here’s how it works. Mushroom Insulation grows into wood forms over the course of a few days, forming an airtight seal. It dries over the next month (kind of like how concrete cures) and you are left with an airtight wall that is extremely strong. Best yet, it saves on material costs, as you don’t need any studs in the wall, and it gives you great thermal performance since it’s one continuous insulated wall assembly.” – Mushroom Tiny House
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It was about a week before Thanksgiving of 1997 when my home’s interior first started to look like the belly of a whale with ice formations on the vaulted walls and ceiling delineating a rib every 24”. – Jay Shafer
Continue reading Don’t Try This On Home: Insufficient Insulation for full-time living
Some exploration into health-friendly and ecological insulation.
“When you think about styrofoam “ecological” is probably not the first word that comes to your mind. And yet rigid foam panels are an amazingly effective and convenient way to insulate a building and can be especially crucial in areas where insulation will get wet, such as under your slab. So what is the ecological alternative?”
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