09 Jun '11, 2pm

Based on its own videos, the Arizona-based maker of recycled-denim Ultratouch insulation still doesn't get it when...

Based on its own videos, the Arizona-based maker of recycled-denim Ultratouch insulation still doesn't get it when...

However, Bonded Logic still doesn't seem to get it when it comes to installation quality. Whether you're using fiberglass or cotton batts, exact fitting to cavity sizes is key. That means cutting insulation around electrical boxes, wiring, and also cutting it for the occasional cavity of a different dimension. What I've seen of this installation video is pretty good, but there's a flub in the Bonded Logic video publicizing its new perforated batts . As the screen capture shows, the installer is placing a batt in a cavity with complete disregard for the unusual shape of the cavity. The installation will result in a classic poor batt installation--lack of complete contact with all six sides of the cavity. What kind of attention are they putting into other irregular cavities? I brought up this issue with the same Bonded Logic spokesperson in two successive emails, and did not...

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greenbuildingadvisor.com 10 Jun '11, 8pm

William, Be sure to discuss this issue with your local code official before proceeding. The interpretation of your local c...