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Fluff

Do you have too much fluffy stuff?

The Fluff Project aims to get needy homes insulated with spare insulation.

During the winter of 2015, I conducted an insulation experiment.

The rain pounding on the metal roof above and the howling wind made it abundantly clear just how much this house needed insulation.

The rain pounding on the metal roof above and the howling wind made it abundantly clear just how much this house needed insulation.

My Fluffy Hypotheses:

  1. Some people desperately need fluff.  Their homes really need insulating.
  2. Some people have too much fluff. They might have some off-cuts or half packets of insulation lying around.
  3. If I could find some willing people to help, we could get more fluff in the right place.

The experiment proved successful for one house in Mount Albert. Now it’s time to grow the Fluff Project.

Yes, there are many old, cold houses that still need insulation. And yes, there is insulation to be found and put to good use!

Yes, there are many old, cold houses that still need insulation. And yes, there is insulation to be found and put to good use!

Here’s how you can help:

  1. Let me know of any household, person or organisation in need of fluff.
  2. Let me know if you have any spare fluff (or know where I might find some).
  3. Volunteer yourself or someone else to install some fluff.
Construction students from Unitec helping out with the install

Construction students from Unitec helping out with the install

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