BIBS vs. dense-packed cellulose
The debate rages on, or maybe in most folks’ minds it’s been settled. I still haven’t decided, for our Zone 7 project.
I like BIBS because I believe it should be less prone to settling, but has a higher embodied energy with less recycled content.
I like cellulose because it is getting so common, includes borate to repel ants (and mice??) , but I believe may also contain flame retardants I am not too excited about. Also as an engineer/scientist I can picture it settling or holding onto moisture, but only on a theoretical level, that is not based on experience.
What are your thoughts?
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