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EasyTouch Encapsulated Insulation is intended to be used in either residential or commercial construction as thermal and acoustical insulation. The product is encapsulated in a vapor-permeable poly sheeting and available with or without an attached kraft vapor barrier. 

Great For: 

  • Attics (great for reinsulation)
  • Above unheated garage spaces
  • Walls/Floors
  • Crawlspaces
  • Rim Joists
  • Fire Places
  • Bathroom/laundry Areas
  • Above Commercial Ceiling Grids/Plenum Spaces
  • Anywhere Class A Fire Rating is required

Installing EasyTouch fiber glass insulation is an easy cost-effective method to help conserve energy in the residential and commercial, remodeling and reinsulation markets. In addition to its thermal properties, EasyTouch provides excellent acoustical performance. It is compression packaged and encapsulated for ease of handling, and its range of R-Values and sizes ensures the right product for the job.

EasyTouch is:

  • Comfort-coated with EasyTouch perforated plastic film for cleaner, easier installation
  • Made with a high percentage of recycled and renewable materials, including a plant-based binder
  • Veratile - endless applications
  • GREENGUARD Gold Certified - helps ensure superior indoor air quality

These insulation products may qualify for rebates and other incentives. For more information, visit certainteed.com/itools for your area's specific offers.

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Help build an environment of change.™ - Sustainable Insulation

New Sustainable Insulation is the latest innovation from CertainTeed, a long-time leader in the building materials industry. Energy-efficient, noise-reducing and environmentally responsible, CertainTeed Sustainable Insulation is made from renewable, recyclable and organic materials, utilizing proven fiber glass technology. So it enables you to create better homes and buildings and help build an environment of change.™

Technical Information

Installation

For most areas, vapor retarders should be installed on the warm-in-winter side of the insulation (toward the interior). Check with local practice and building codes. CertainTeed insulation is not intended to be installed with the facing placed toward the exterior of the building.

Great For: 

  • Attics (great for reinsulation)
  • Above Unheated Garage Spaces
  • Crawlspaces
  • Rim Joists
  • Fire Places
  • Bathroom/Laundry Areas
  • Walls/Floors
  • Commercial Ceiling Grids/Plenum Spaces
  • Anywhere Class A Fire Rating is Required

Installation in wood framing:

Studs – Faced insulation fits between wood studs with flanges stapled either to the faces or sides of the studs. Pull flanges taut while stapling every 8"–12" (203–305 mm) to prevent gaps.

Attics/Ceiling Joists – Faced insulation is placed between joists with vapor retarder facing down. Flanges or separate vapor retarder can be stapled to bottom faces or sides of joists if insulation is installed before ceiling finish. If no insulation is present, place the insulation between the attic joists. When insulation must be cut to fit, use a sharp knife or shears. If the attic already has some insulation, first fill to the top of the joist with insulation, then lay additional insulation across the joists. Do not cover vents or exhaust fan motors which protrude into the attic; cut the insulation to fit around them. Only unfaced EasyTouch insulation is installed over existing insulation.

Floor Joists – Faced insulation is installed with the vapor retarder facing up and in contact with the floor. All insulation must be supported between joists on an approved support such as wire. Cathedral Ceilings–Faced insulation with vapor retarder facing down is stapled between the rafters. A 1" air space is recommended between insulation and roof sheathing. If unfaced insulation is used, a separate vapor retarder should be installed where required.

Warranty Details

Please refer to the CertainTeed Lifetime Limited Insulation Warranty for Fiber Glass Building Insulation. (30-21-1321)

Sustainability Information

CertainTeed insulation products improve building energy efficiency and reduce building energy consumption for the life of the structure. As a result, they help conserve nonrenewable energy sources, decrease dependence on foreign oil and lower greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, the recycled content of CertainTeed fiber glass insulation meets the EPA minimum Recovered Material Guideline for fiber glass products consisting of preconsumer and post-consumer glass cullet.

CertainTeed Sustainable Insulation is GREENGUARD Gold Certified for low chemical emissions into indoor air during product usage.

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