30 Apr '13, 9am

Erik North talks about the wide variety of conditions you can discover during an energy audit:

Vermiculite insulation is very common in Maine. Before its association with asbestos Mineral fiber once commonly used in many building materials, including insulation, fireproof siding, and resilient flooring. Inhalation of invisible asbestos fibers can lead to chest and abdominal cancers as well as scarring of the lungs. The use of asbestos in some products has been banned by the EPA and the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission; manufacturers also have adopted voluntary limitations on its use. When found in older buildings (most commonly in floor tiles, pipe and furnace insulation, or asbestos shingles), the product's friability is a major determinant in how it must be handled during renovations. More information: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/asbestos.html was known, it was used as an insulation for decades. For a bit more detail, check out these articles on vermiculite and...

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