What Is Formaldehyde?

Formaldehyde is a potentially harmful chemical compound used in many adhesives for plywood, particle board and other building materials, including some insulation. It is important to limit exposure to formaldehyde because of its potential hazards. JM was the first manufacturer to offer a complete line of certified Formaldehyde-free™ fiberglass insulation.

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What is Facing?

A material — either Kraft paper or plastic — is attached to the fiberglass insulation to help control moisture, mold and draft.

What is R-Value?

R stands for resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-Value, the greater the insulating power and resistance to heat flow.