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Walls and Roofs

The structure and design of a building envelope will determine how much it costs to heat and cool your home, and how long it will last. This section contains information about wall designs that will protect your home against the elements, and create an enjoyable indoor environment that is healthy, comfortable and durable.

Can you provide more information on Sky Wells?

Posted by john swanson June 9, 2022, 10:47 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What is the best type of wood and stain for siding?

Posted by Ford Clements June 9, 2022, 10:23 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Wooden panes need replaced in several old sky lights, what's best to do?

Posted by Melissa Niemann June 9, 2022, 9:55 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How do you insulate the exterior of a brick house?

Posted by Robin Zee April 7, 2022, 1:45 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

How do you know when to replace old windows?

Posted by Dawn Thomason March 22, 2022, 9:43 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Is hemp insulation good for an office over a garage?

Posted by norma weinberg March 8, 2022, 2:04 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What can I use to insulate the outside of my extension?

Posted by Roberta Bell Feb. 23, 2022, 8:59 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

How do I seal the air barrier at the top of the exterior wall?

Posted by Nicolas Jolicoeur Jan. 3, 2022, 11:05 a.m. Air and vapour barriers 5 Responses

Is the ZIP Sheathing system better than house wrap?

Posted by Fred Martens Dec. 18, 2021, 11:50 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses