Indoor air quality and fiberglass insulation
Hi, two questions if someone can help me out:
1. Is formaldehyde an issue in all types of fiberglass insulation (ie, batts and loose-fill), or just in batts? In other words, if I am doing loose-fill insulation should I look for a formaldehyde free type or is all loose-fill free of formaldehyde? I ask because I see batts advertised as formaldehyde free but not loose fill (for example, the new Owens Corning formaldehyde free line only appears to be for batts).
2. Is there an advantage to using batts over loose-fill for indoor air quality concerns? Just seems like the loose-fill insulation gets everywhere is is more easily disbursed into the air.