Balanced insulation / Discussions

|s there thermal bridging in the Edelweiss REMOTE wall?

...insulation envelope would you completely eliminate any thermal bridging and have a perfectly balanced R value over the entire envelope with no weak points. But ...

Posted by David Pantalone Feb. 9, 2020, 4:42 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Improving the efficiency of a home built in 1978 during renovations, do I need an HRV?

...balanced ventilation in tight homes, seems like air quality could/should be improved in older leaky homes as well. Or would the excessive air leaks make the HRV...

Posted by joe cruikshank Feb. 8, 2020, 12:08 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...insulation underneath. There are times when insulation below the footings gets omitted, that would quickly become the weak spot in your home if you didn’t insul...

Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 Responses

Can you Insulate a Cinder block basement foundation with Rockwool?

...insulation, and airtightness. Our first suggested assembly for interior basement insulation would be a vapor barrier membrane directly against the concrete bl...

Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses

What type of wood can be installed on a radiant floor?

...balanced temperature you wouldn't experience any discomfort. And since the heat is inside the insulated building envelope, it will eventually find its way to ...

Posted by Colleen Blak Dec. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses