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What is the best insulation for a small energy neutral home project?

Dan Gull Published: Nov. 11, 2019, 6:40 a.m.Last updated: Dec. 1, 2019, 8:23 p.m.

At the moment I'm designing a small house that I hope to be able to be able to live in all year round, with zero bills so I'm using wind, hydro and solar for electricity and rain/lake water for water. I want the house to be as well insulated as possible so I have to generate less electricity, so I'm wondering what sort of insulation to use and what thickness (it doesnt get too cold where I am, almost never below 0F). Theres so much different advice out there for this... I'd also be very interested in any other cheaper/eco friendly material ideas I could use because I want to build this mostly diy on a small budget.

Thanks!

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Dan Gull Nov. 28, 2019, 2:18 p.m. Reply

only really freezes at night and we rarely get much snow. (sorry anout the split).

Thanks!