Breathe Insulation

Credit: American Lime Technology

What makes this product green?

  • Reduces heating and cooling loads
  • Biobased and sustainably sourced


Breathe Insulation is made of 47.5% hemp and 47.5% flax fiber, with the additional 5% made up of a blend of polyethylene and polypropylene, for binding. The insulation is sold in batts imported from the U.K by Chicago distributor American Lime Technology. Available in dimensions tailored to the British market, Breathe batts come 17 3/4" or 22 5/8" wide, and 2", 3", 4", or 6" thick. Breathe's R-valueMeasure of resistance to heat flow; the higher the R-value, the lower the heat loss. The inverse of U-factor. is between R-4 and R-4.5 per inch.

Manufacturer Information

American Lime Technology
3516 N. Kostner Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641
Phone: 773-286-0566
Fax: 773-286-1852

Listed in: Blanket Insulation