Seamless / Discussions

Do frost lines where studs are on a wall show a failure of spray foam insulation?

...seamless insulation in a wall assembly. The best method of wood frame construction would always include continuous insulation on the exterior of walls, withou...

Posted by Gerald Crozier July 22, 2019, 10:24 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best way to stop thermal bridging between my ICF walls and my footing?

...seamless layer of insulation below the slab an on the exposed above grade portion of the slab. This way you are insulated from below seamlessly up to the point ...

Posted by Walter van den Broek Sept. 18, 2020, 11:23 a.m. Foundation choices 1 Responses

What do you think of Legalett Wall Insulation?

I have seen your recommendation for the Legalett concrete slab technology, but I wonder how their wall-insulation system compares to the wall systems that you ...

Posted by Igal H Aug. 19, 2020, 3:52 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

Can we make a well insulated timber frame home?

...seamless envelope of insulation, and if you tape the joints properly ( see our page on how to do an air barrier properly ) then it can also be airtight. The foa...

Posted by Jeremy Sewall Feb. 18, 2021, 1:47 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Is there thermal bridging in the Edelweiss REMOTE wall?

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

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

What is the best way to insulate a Metal structure from the Inside?

...seamless blanket of insulation surrounding the home either inside or outside of the metal stud wall, that would be the best design. And the idea that you cannot...

Posted by Jacky Surber May 2, 2021, 4:09 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses

Can you elevate a slab on grade foundation?

...seamless insulation on the exterior and 12 inches below the slab. Note where the doorway is in the front of the image - that is a wood fiber / cement product ca...

Posted by Raoul Lions July 27, 2019, 2:47 p.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses

What is the perfect wall assembly?

...seamless layer of exterior insulation with no screws that pass through the entire assembly to act as a thermal bridge. This looks like it would be the most affo...

Posted by Paul Drouin Sept. 17, 2020, 6:29 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

How do you insulate an exterior wall from the outside?

...seamless R32 wall, which is far better insulated than 90% of the tract homes being built today.

Posted by Stuart Seldon Feb. 11, 2021, 12:21 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Insulation on interior or exterior of frost wall - or both - for floating slab?

...seamless waterproof layer separating concrete from the ground so it dries out, or separating wet concrete from home interiors. You can read more here – Best p...

Posted by Marc-Andre Roy Oct. 4, 2021, 9:20 a.m. Slab on Grade 5 Responses

What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?

...seamless insulation from below the slab up the entire perimiter as well. They also have a door detail we really like. In order to create a solid surface that ca...

Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses