I am installing wool carpet. What type of padding should I be looking for?

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I am installing wool carpet. What type of padding should I be looking for?

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What type of padding is CRI Green Labeled?

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Christopher Moline LEED AP's picture

I recommend 100% wool pad for your wool carpet.

You'll find many underlayments that are CRI Green Label certified, but wool pad by Nature's Carpet is zero-VOC.

For more information:

Read "Is there a way to test my carpet padding for PBDEs?" a Q&A answered by Kirsten Flynn.

Also, read "I want low VOC carpet to replace my old carpeting. What are the best -- and least toxic -- conventional choices?" a Q&A answered by William Janhonen.