Energy consumed to make Glasswool is mainly used to melt the sand and recycled glass (“cullet”) and cure the binder in an oven. The use of recycled glass reduces the melting energy consumption. The life cycle analysis of Glasswool compared with most of other insulation products shows that Glasswool consumes less energy than others. In addition, over their useful life Isover's Glasswool insulation products save more than 100 times the energy consumed and CO2 emitted in their manufacture, transport and disposal.
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