Credit: International Cellulose Corporation
What makes this product green?
- Post-consumer recycled content
Ure-K, manufactured by International Cellulose Corporation, is a sprayed cellulose insulationThermal insulation made from recycled newspaper or other wastepaper; often treated with borates for fire and insect protection. designed specifically to act as a 15-minute thermal barrier to prevent the rapid spread of fire. It is installed at a thickness of 1.25" over plastic foam insulation. It contains 80% post-consumer recycled cellulose fiber, has a VOCVolatile organic compound. An organic compound that evaporates readily into the atmosphere; as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, VOCs are organic compounds that volatize and then become involved in photochemical smog production. content of 1 g/L, and provides R-3.6/inch insulating value. Boric acid, included as a fire retardant, makes up 10%–20% of the product, by weight. According to the manufacturer, Ure-K at a thickness of 1.25" over the surface of urethane foam provides a noise reduction coefficient (NRC) of 0.90.
Manufacturer InformationInternational Cellulose Corporation
12315 Robin Blvd.
Houston, TX 77045