More stories about Insulation

  • Natural Symmetry

    Vancouver's VanDusen Botanical Garden's Visitor Centre promotes biodiversity in plant life and building systems

  • Air Sealing System

    Knauf Insulation. The EcoSeal System combines a spray-on, water-based air sealant with EcoBatt fiberglass insulation batts or JetStream blown-in insulation.

  • Air Sealing System

    Owens Corning. The EnergyComplete Whole Home Insulation and Air Sealing System includes a low-expanding, spray-on air infiltration barrier compound that foams in place to seal critical intersections, joints, and gaps and reduces air infiltration up to 70%, according to the manufacturer.

  • Solar Modules from Certainteed

    CertainTeed. Avancis PowerMax photovoltaic modules can be integrated into residential roofing systems.

  • Product Review: Air-Sealing Insulation

    Spray-on sealants and ‘flash-and-batt’ systems combine with new code requirements to reduce air infiltration and make insulation more effective.

  • Closed-Cell Spray Foam

    Touch ‘n Seal. FR Two-Component Class 1 Fire Retardant Foam, a closed-cell thermal insulating and sound attenuating polyurethane spray foam is suitable for use in new and remodeling residential applications.

  • Energy Star Revised

    Updated rules include new checklists for thermal enclosures and HVAC installation quality.

  • Tracking the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code

    Increased insulation among new code requirements.

  • InsulFoam HD Composite Insulation Board

    Comprised of closed-cell, expanded polystyrene foam bonded to a 1/2-inch-thick high-density polyisocyanurate cover board, this insulation board offers R-values between 6.4 and 25.

  • Case Study: European Standards Drive Performance

    What European markets can teach us about low-energy, low-carbon construction.