Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation

Since 1949 Nu-Wool Company has been manufacturing this environmentally friendly, “green” insulation that provides up to 40% savings on energy bills when compared to conventional insulation materials.

Since 2005 Hoveln Heating and Cooling has been installing Nu-Wool Cellulose Insulation in homes in Central Illinois. We take pride in the fact that we have trained professionals that know how to do the job right. Insulation is a great investment and will without a doubt save you money on your utility bills.

What is Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation?

  • An energy-saving insulation product made from recycled newspapers
  • Mixed with water, it can be used to fill wall cavities.
  • Great for soundproofing and eliminating drafts in homes
  • Can be added to attics and walls of existing homes
  • Contains an EPA registered fungicide that makes it resistant to mold growth
  • Has a higher “Effective R-value” than fiberglass insulation
  • Flame retardant and UL Classified (R-8078) and non-toxic

What is R-Value?

It is a measure the Department of Energy uses to determine how well an insulation product resists the flow of heat or cold.

What is “Effective R-Value?

Effective R-Value is determined by how a insulation material blocks the movement of air.

What is the “Effective R-Value” of Nu-Wool Cellulose Insulation?

The R-value of Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation is 3.8 R per inch.

How much insulation should I have in my home?

The Department of Energy suggests that in most areas of the country a house have R-60 insulation in the attic.

Why choose Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation?

Cellulose insulation has been a proven performer for more than 50 years. Since 1949 Nu-Wool has been effectively converting recycled newspapers in to insulation.

How many trees would be saved if we insulated our home with Nu-Wool Cellulose Insulation?

The equivalent of 39 trees is the amount of Nu-Wool insulation you find in an average home.

How is Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation installed?

It is installed by factory-trained professionals who know how and where to install the insulation. With the use of damns and vents the installation will be designed for proper ventilation and sealing.

How does Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation protect against mold?

An EPA approved borate-based fungicide is added to the manufacturing process.

Does Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose provide sound control?

It reduces the movement of sound between walls so it is great to use between the walls of a laundry room or bathroom. Insulating between the upstairs and downstairs makes a huge difference too.