Vapour barrier below slab / Posts

What is the best method/order of insulating rim joists with EPS+batts?

...below it. If you install several layers of EPS it will function just like a SIP wall, the foam boards will act as a vapour barrier and the thermal barrier. For ...

Posted by Steve J July 18, 2019, 3:53 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...vapour barrier laytex paint. Which EPS thickness should I go with? Concrete Slab: DMX aiflow dimple mats +(3/4" EPS, needed? ) +OSB +flooring of choice Head...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

Current info and references for Legalett Air Heated Shallow Foundation system

...slab using Legalett ICF slab forms. 2) How are those issues usually addressed? What issues?! :) 3) What is the long term track record of Legalett slabs? ...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation?

...slab designed to insulate below the footing. We’re building another demo house right now that will have a solar-air heated floor built from a kit product that h...

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