Sheep’s wool is used both :
Please note that it is however recommended to use it for horizontal surfaces than vertical because those last ones need a fixing of the upper part.
Its great ability to absorb water makes it unsuitable for wet areas and walls, as well as the ground.
Available in rolls, semi-rigid panels or loose, sheep wool is healthy, light, recyclable, easy to install.
Sheep’s wool, unlike preconceptions, do not attract rodents since it has a capacity of retractation that prevents them from settling there. Instead, it is very suitable for the installation of moths. Therefor, a treatment will be needed that can be performed with borax which also improves fungicide holding and fire resistance.
Approximately 2 to 3 times higher than the fiberglass but less than the cotton wool.
The price, however, should not be the only factor in the choice, as sheep wool is much more efficient and durable than fiberglass.
Approximately 30 € / m² to 20cm thick.
|Name||Type of facility||Environment||Country||Swap?|
|L'écolodge des Chartrons||Hotels & guest houses||urbain||France||Yes|
If you breed sheeps, you can save the wool directly after shearing and treat it ourselves.
|Hemp insulation||Construction and Lay out, Energy|
|Bamboo construction and furniture||Construction and Lay out|
|Windows / Walls out of recycled bottles||Construction and Lay out, Energy, Waste Management|
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