Adding attic insulation / Discussions

How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?

...adding additional insulation in the attic and refinishing the walls in the basement to reduce humidity and coldness in my home. Frankly, I am not sure whom to t...

Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...attic insulation - yes, see our page here about balancing insulation through a home for the best efficiency. Spoiler alert – heat loss goes in all directions, n...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

Can you put hemp insulation in an attic?

...attic, I have a radiant barrier on the attic ceiling and floor. I am removing the cellulose, but what non toxic insulation can I use with the radient barrier? H...

Posted by Pamella Weatherly-Phillips Aug. 16, 2019, 11:49 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Why is there fost on underside of roof deck in overhang?

...attic area of the house is spray foamed so that the "rim joist" of the roof is spray foamed as well as the under deck of the roof area. I do however have led wa...

Posted by George Paul March 23, 2020, 12:10 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

How you vent a metal roof?

...insulation is on the outside? The reason I ask is because the way I read it is that you are planning to have only 3 inches of EPS (R12) as your roof insulation ...

Posted by Kim jarrett July 12, 2019, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?

...insulation panels on the exterior insulation of the slab. Metal is a conductor, so keep that in mind. Not sure what you mean by ‘leave a gap’, any gaps in insul...

Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses