Does your attic contain vermiculite insulation?

Does your attic contain vermiculite insulation?

According to the Zonolite Attic Insulation Trust, approximately 80% of the vermiculite sold in this country before 1990 came from a mine in Libby, MT that was contaminated with asbestos.  The product was primarily sold under the brand name “Zonolite.”  The EPA recommends treating all vermiculite insulation as if it is contaminated with asbestos. We recommend further evaluation and testing or researching the EPAs recommendation.  If asbestos is found, or if the material is believed to be the Zonolite brand, we recommend consulting a licensed asbestos abatement contractor for next steps.  Prior to abatement, you may wish to contact the Zonolite Attic Insulation Trust to determine your eligibility for partial reimbursement of abatement costs.

The Zonolite Attic Insulation Trust has been set up to provide financial assistance to homeowners with Zonolite attic insulation in the form of reimbursement of abatement costs.  More information can be found at or by calling the Trust at 844-924-2255 (844-ZAI-CALL) as well the Trust email address.

The above information was provided by the ZAI Trust. To learn more for your specific state, please follow this LINK.

Learn More from the EPA: Protect Your Family from Asbestos-Contaminated Vermiculite Insulation

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