Awfully proud to be the wool provider for this special building

From Washingtonian Magazine: Awfully proud to be the wool provider for this special building. Read the full article: Connect With The Havelock Herd   … Read More

7 Green Insulation Types for New and Existing Buildings

From Buildings Magazine: There are plenty of alternatives out there, from natural materials to recycled ones. Companies like @ecovative, Havelock Wool and Knauf Insulation are… Read More

Smart Wall Enclosure Selected By Green Builder’s Editors as ‘Hot 50 Product’

From Green Builder Staff: As efficiency becomes more of a focal point in the building equation, greater emphasis is being placed on airtight structures. But… Read More

Havelock Wool Featured: How to Build an Eco-Friendly Campervan

From Insulation This is something that we spent a lot of time researching on our first build. After a lot of reading, question asking… Read More

A Smart, Natural Wool Insulation for Healthy Buildings

Havelock Wool was recently featured in The Construction Specifier. Check out the article below: Building energy codes continue to shift in the direction of increased… Read More

Havelock Wool Featured in Builder

Havelock Wool was recently featured in a post from Builder: 2018 PRODUCT GUIDE: EXTERIOR -Stylish and resilient options for roofing, siding, insulation, adhesives and outdoor… Read More

Wool Insulation Product Creates a ‘Smart Wall’

Havelock Wool, a provider of wool insulation solutions, in partnership with 475 High Performance Building Supply, has introduced the ‘Smart Wall’, a smart enclosure system… Read More

The ‘Smart Wall’ Offers Sustainable, Healthy Building Envelope

  HAVELOCK WOOL AND 475 HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING SUPPLY HAVE PARTNERED TO CREATE THE PRODUCT. Havelock Wool garnered attention in the building industry last year… Read More

Thinking Beyond The Building

We want to say thank you to Michael Strong from Pankow Blue for this video where he talks about some of the many benefits of… Read More

Global Logistics Planning Guide: SUPPLY CHAIN AND DEMAND

    Andrew Legge has found a unique niche as founder and managing partner of Havelock Wool, a three-year-old, seven-employee business that processes its insulation… Read More

Sheep’s Wool Insulation: A Natural, Non-Toxic, High-Performance Building Material

  Insulation in the built environment has been undervalued for too long. Fortunately, that’s changing. Indoor air quality is becoming a priority for a vastly… Read More

Wool Insulation Creates Smarter Spaces

Innovative Insulation Ahead-of-the-trend green builders, architects, and homeowners are excited about using healthy, sustainable sheep’s wool insulation for new construction, and retrofitting existing homes and… Read More

Prefab Home Expands Like Children’s Blocks

  Proud to be apart of this type of forward thinking…. Wish you could expand the size of your home without breaking the bank? A… Read More

7 Steps for a Healthier Home

As homeowners become increasingly aware of the impact their homes can have on the environment – and on their health – making eco-conscious choices such… Read More

This “Smart Wall” Can Create Healthier Spaces

The Smart Wall Havelock Wool, a provider of wool insulation solutions, in partnership with 475 High Performance Building Supply, has introduced the “Smart Wall,” a smart… Read More

Southeast Green Podcast

Our founder, Andrew Legge, spoke about the many benefits of Wool Insulation on Southeast Green’s Blog Talk Radio.… Read More

IDEAL Window Installation

You bought high-performance windows, but is the install going to complement their performance or detract from it? The enclosure insulation, airtightness and moisture control should… Read More

Wool Insulation is Kid Friendly

Havelock Wool is changing the green building environment with their wool insulation that toddlers can snuggle. Havelock Wool is environmentally friendly and made completely out… Read More

Sheep’s Wool Insulation is Sustainable

    Wool insulation, made from the remnants of sheering sheep, is increasingly finding its way into commercial and residential buildings across the world, in… Read More

How-To: Insulating Your Van

Van Insulation Connect With The Havelock Flock  Insulation in a van is a bit more complicated than insulation in a house. For one, a van moves,… Read More

CNBC – We Are In A Small Business Hot Spot

Andrew Legge, founder and managing partner of Havelock Wool, which makes home insulation out of sheep’s wool, produces it in a 50,000-square-foot factory in Sparks,… Read More

Sheep’s Wool Insulation in Uber-Eco Camper

from Modern Camper It wasn’t long ago when nomads were roaming North America with nothing but the skin they could catch on their back. Same with… Read More

A dumb home needs a Smart Wall

A   But designing the walls for a dumb home is not as simple as simply adding insulation; you have to be smart about managing… Read More

Sheep’s Wool: RV Insulation Of The Future?

  When Kirkland, Wash.-based teardrop trailer manufacturer Homegrown Trailers wanted to boost the sustainability of its building materials, the RV maker did something innovative –… Read More

Smart Walls start with a Smart Insulation System

  Archigram’s A Walking City, 1964: boundless energy & engineering anyone? For thousands of years buildings were made with a keen regard for nature and… Read More

Sheep’s wool insulation provides pollutant remediation

Translated from Increasing requirements for “low – emission buildings” (various building certificates with defined room air quality, especially with regard to VOCs and formaldehyde )… Read More

Building Technology Uses Wool for Better Health

FORGET WALLS THAT TALK; BRING ON WALLS THAT BREATHE SAN FRANCISCO (April 11, 2017) — People are smart, and people breathe, but most of us… Read More

Kirkland Camper Finds Eco-Friendly Solution

A Kirkland camper manufacturer has signed an agreement with Havelock Wool to insulate all of its eco-friendly trailers with sheep’s wool instead of foam board.… Read More

New Wall System Developed Using Organic Wool Insulation

      Originally published by the following source: Balcony Media Group(link is external) — February 28, 2017Unless otherwise noted, the content below has not been altered by SBC… Read More

Nature’s Choice For Home Insulation

NEVADA COMPANY OFFERS ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONAL HOUSING INSULATION—NEW ZEALAND SHEEP WOOL Kaleb M. Roedel is a Reno-based writer At first glance, the photo is unsettling:… Read More

Insulating Homes With Sheep Wool


Healthier and Smarter Decisions in Homebuilding

  What inspired Havelock Wool? I started Havelock Wool with another American who has a similar love for all things New Zealand. The farmers there… Read More

Efficient Wall Systems Are Getting Cooler

High performance building is making more and more sense.  Our positions are clear concerning the span from disingenuous marketing dollars supporting garbage products to a… Read More

Weak Laws And Weaker Governance Keep Toxic Chemicals

We recently wrote about the broad public support for a petition to ban a class of toxic organohalogen flame retardants from consumer products. “Wait a minute,” you… Read More

Farm to Walls

Join us on a quest to introduce the concept of Farm to Walls.  We are clearly believers that #naturedoesitbetter, thus we are entirely dedicated to… Read More

How Synthetic Materials Fuel A Home Fire Faster

Tina Ware woke up early that morning to the sound of her smoke alarm. She had no idea how fast the fire would grow. Sparked… Read More

Havelock Wool On Twitter

Please follow us on @HavelockWool for news and updates on our efforts.… Read More

Havelock On the Passive House California Panel

Who knew insulation might attract an audience? Perhaps the location and its aptitude to serve alcohol has something (read everything) to do with it!! Nevertheless,… Read More

Spray Foam vs Wool Insulation

We’d like to share just a few photos how nice it can be to work with wool insulation verses spray foam. Which one would you… Read More

Havelock Wool Enters the Realm of Tiny Homes

We are proud to have our product in the maiden project of Chris Pearson, who is constructing his first ‘Tiny Home,’ “as green as possible… Read More

Wool goes back to the Middle Ages

As we ring in Lunar New Year and the Year of the Sheep it is appropriately coincidental to have recently visited Chipping Campden where in… Read More

Havelock Wool featured on Capital Public Radio

Capital Public Radio stops by the Havelock Wool warehouse in Sparks, NV to chat with Co-Founder Andrew Legge about the growth and potential of New… Read More


Shameless plugs are not our thing, though we did want to note a potential first.  The arrival of a highly coveted piece of art or… Read More

Havelock Wool On KTVN’s Channel 2 News

Additional coverage of Havelock Wool on KTVN’s channel 2 News in Nevada. KTVN’s channel 2 News stopped by Havelock Wool’s warehouse in Nevada to find… Read More

Why Wool Is Always Better Than Synthetics

In the early 1980s there were around 70 million sheep in New Zealand and 3.1 million people Read More… Read More

New Avenue loves Wool more than the Rest…

“We Love Wool Insulation more than the rest…Spray Foam, Fiberglass, Cotton.” Read More… Read More

How Nature does it Better with Wool

SPARKS, NV – Wool is considered a high-integrity fiber. It is widely used for insulation in countries like Australia and Britain, but here in the… Read More

Our Hard Work Leads To Quality Products

We’d like to thank NNBW for recognizing our efforts to bring quality products for home building. “Havelock not wooly on target markets” Read More… Read More

Big Thanks To The Green Remodel Forum

“New Eco Friendly Products for Green Homes” Read More… Read More

British Wool Firm Outfits Astronauts

SPACE CRAFT: Armadillo Merino, a British firm that specializes in performance merino wool clothing, has become an official outfitter to NASA astronauts Read more… Read More

Sheep rescue on the ski slopes!

A snowballing sheep will become the stuff of legend for semi-professional skier Pete Oswald. Read more… Read More

Prince Charles sets Synthetic Fabrics on Fire to Prove a Point

  Prince Charles — connoisseur of textiles, sheep enthusiast, and casual scientist — has planned an exciting experiment in his garden in London. Read more… Read More

Allergic to Wool

Perhaps this is the second most common question I hear, right behind, “Do they spit?” Typically, alpaca owners will rave about how much softer alpaca… Read More

Sustainability and performance in textiles: can you have it all?

Materials like wool have surprising resilience and utility and don’t endanger health or the environment like newer compounds Read more… Read More

Edinburgh Castle Cuts Heating Bill By Using Wool

This amazing tourist attraction has been insulated using wool and bosses say the scheme has been so successful that fuel bills have plummeted from £400,000… Read More

MPs Plan to Stuff Parliament With Wool

For years voters have thought the Commons is stuffed with sheep who blindly follow everyone else. Now MPs have decided to stuff the roof space… Read More

Wool Beats Fire

Wool has a much higher resistance to fire than most synthetic fabrics common to many modern home decoration features (curtains, carpets, blankets, etc). See what… Read More