The insulation I chose for the van (aside from the flooring) is Havelock Wool. Ky came across this product after we had already installed the flooring, and we switched to it immediately after reading about how amazing it is. If you want to know more about Havelock, and why I chose to use it, click the button below. Otherwise, scroll down to see how we installed the insulation in Luna.

Materials Used


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Three bags of 2-inch Havelock Wool batting

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1” X 3” x 8’ Furring strips

 
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8lb. Building Twine

We needed something to hold the wool up on the ceiling so we used this instead of glue. Most adhesives have a terrible odor and are toxic. We wanted to avoid using any unnecessary toxins and any unnecessary waste.

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Self-Tapping metal/wood screws


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Tools Used

  • Drill

  • Measuring Tape

  • Pencil

  • Saw


This install was SUPER EASY.

I mean, less than ten steps, easy.

  1. Measure

  2. Cut the Furring Strips

  3. Screw in the strips

  4. Fluff the batts

  5. Stuff the wool

In the spots that had cavities, it was a two-step process.

  1. Fluff the batts

  2. Stuff the wool

On the ceiling:

  1. Screw in furring strips

  2. Attach twine. I did this by wrapping twine around the screws before tightening them all the way in

  3. Fluff

  4. Stuff

Essentially the steps were:

Find or make a cavity, fluff, and stuff.


With this wool, we didn’t have to worry about a vapor barrier, its mold resistant, flame resistant, creates a sound barrier, environmentally friendly, and more.