Insulation & Air Sealing
The biggest hole in the bathroom
For the price of a drywall repair, you can look inside walls with a thermal camera at insulation and air leaks
Insulation does more than slow heat flow: it sells houses, future proofs, makes floor plans bigger, and sends your kids to college. Really.
Two packages for high performance homes. Vented and unvented roof insulation retrofits and exterior wall insulation details along with rainscreen wall details for furring strips.
But some buckets are more relative
Why a rain screen wall is important to the energy and durability detailing on a Passive House.
The biggest crack in the house, revisited for #ThrowbackThursday
Roofs get wet at night—Heat flows through the easy path—Framing is a bridge.
The second layer of foam is the air barrier and drainage plane.
New energy codes are coming (very) soon; many states are jumping straight to the most aggressive one