Dense-packed cellulose / Discussions

How do you do a vapor barrier in a dense pack cellulose wall?

...cellulose industry that makes the netting unnecessary at this point. There are new cellulose guns on the market that suck in air as they inject the cellulose, s...

Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018, 2:48 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

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

...cellulose. The exterior sheathing boards are 1x 8's. I've done thermal scans of the walls. There doesn't seem to be any excesses settling of the cellulose. I've...

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

how do I get a free quote for the EcoHabitat S 1600 for Ontario?

in southern ontario If you go onto pages of any individual models of prefab kit houses for sale and in your case the S1600 , you will see a tab to request a qu...

Posted by sheila miller July 10, 2020, 10:12 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

For home renovation, is it better to install insulation on the inside or outside?

...cellulose, you could also add rigid foam panels, Rockwool panels etc, there are many methods. You need to ensure that whatever method you chose is airtight and ...

Posted by Neil Richardson Jan. 29, 2019, 4:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

When using larsen trussees, what is the maximum spacing between TJIs

...cellulose insulation on the exterior of walls is an excellent way to insulate an older home or a brand new home, and even meet Passive House standards. Here is ...

Posted by Steve Outlet March 6, 2020, 12:39 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do you insulate a cathedral ceiling?

...cellulose insulation, with an intello vapour barrier holding cellulose all in. I'm wondering if I can do the same for vaulted ceiling? or am I better off goin...

Posted by Raoul Lions Oct. 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m. Roof assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Hello EcoHome I was wondering, do you offer your home kits to Massachusetts?

I am interested in passive/net zero home (prefab/modular). You can see all of our LEED and Passive House ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are...

Posted by Kimberly Luce July 23, 2020, 7:26 p.m. Architecture and plan design 2 Responses

What is the best wall & insulation combination for Colorado?

...cellulose which we recently used when building our recent demo house on a Legalett slab. Prefab hit houses may be something worth looking into , they've advance...

Posted by Jacob Johannessen July 2, 2020, 11:13 a.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

What is the best material to use for wall and roof insulation?

...cellulose . Very important along with which insulation you choose is proper installation to make sure it lasts. To that end, I would recommend reading about h...

Posted by Babak K July 12, 2020, 8:43 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What's the best lumber for framing a house?

...cellulose. Thing is, the yard also proposed local sawn 2x4's which are cheaper than the CLS but I don't know whether these are going to be ok for framing as the...

Posted by Natalie Pierce Nov. 21, 2019, 8:26 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate exterior of older home?

...cellulose insulation in empty wall cavities is a possibility, this involves drilling holes and filling it, so you could do that as well and only need Plaster re...

Posted by Geoff Kavanagh June 30, 2020, 4:01 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?

...dense-packed cellulose walls . As a rule, at the very start of designing a home, you would need to first set your priorities - something has to be flexible; e...

Posted by Jenn Bisson July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses

Can you elevate a slab on grade foundation?

...Dense-packed cellulose as the wall assembly .

Posted by Raoul Lions July 27, 2019, 2:47 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...cellulose in walls and loose pack cellulose in ceiling. Thanks. What you are referring to is often called the ‘sweet spot’ in home design for choosing the right...

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

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...cellulose insulation , or even consider the latest kid on the block, natural based hemp insulation products . What is really important is that you don’t affec...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses