Optimum Wall System

 The OPTIMA system of fibre glass blow-in insulation is a thermal and acoustical insulation for sidewalls, cathedral ceilings, and other closed-cavity applications. The insulation is an unbonded, white, loose-fill virgin fibre glass designed for pneumatic installation behind non-woven OPTIMA fabric (or equivalent). This product can be used in the Blow-In-Blanket® System (BIBS®).


  • Blown in dry—immediately ready for drywall
  • Thermally efficient—fills voids for higher R-Values per inch
  • Excellent sound control
  • Little dust—quick clean-up
  • Uniform application
  • Won't settle
  • GREENGUARD® Children & Schools Certified
  • Formaldehyde-Free

These insulation products may qualify for energy tax credits. For more information, visit the CertainTeed Energy Tax Credit page, or certainteed.com/itools for your area's specific rebates and incentives.

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Technical Information


National Building Code 2005

CCMC 13272-R

System Components

  • OPTIMA Loose Fill Fibre Glass Insulation
  • OPTIMA nonwoven fabric Insulation

Material Standards:

  • CAN/ULC-S702
  • ASTM C 764
  • ASTM C 687
  • ASTM E 970
  • ASTM C 1104
  • ASTM C 1304
  • ASTM C 1338

Fire Resistance:

  • CAN/ULC-S102.2 (ASTM E 84)
  • Flame Spread ≤ 5
  • Smoke developed ≤ 10
  • ULC-S129 (ASTM E 136)
  • Smolder Resistance-Pass

GREENGUARD Gold Certified


When installed, OPTIMA will achieve the thermal performances at the thicknesses, densities and coverages as listed on corresponding product specifications. For proper installation of OPTIMA, see our OPTIMA Installation Guide (30-24-290).

All coverage values are based on net area. Gross coverage will increase when adjusting for wall, floor or ceiling framing members and will vary based on the size and spacing of the framing members.

Warranty Details

Please refer to the CertainTeed Lifetime Limited Insulation Warranty for OPTIMA® Fiber Glass Blowing Insulation.

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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