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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.

What is the perfect wall assembly?

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

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

How do you re-do the insulation on a old cabin from the outside?

Posted by Raphael Couture Sept. 14, 2020, 8 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Where to get good tape for taping air barriers?

Posted by Frank Suerich-Gulick Sept. 12, 2020, 7:25 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses

What are the options for adding Exterior Roof Insulation?

Posted by Marlo Raynolds Aug. 29, 2020, 9:19 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 4 Responses

What do you think of Legalett Wall Insulation?

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

Where can I find hempwool and hemp Hurd/binder?

Posted by eamonn mcnaughton Aug. 17, 2020, 9:08 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

Which house wrap is best?

Posted by Kathy Moller Aug. 2, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

What do you think about SIP framing system?

Posted by Nadia Mehan July 24, 2020, 3:29 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

What is the best way to do Stucco/E.I.F.S exterior window wraps?

Posted by Pat Estes July 17, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Doing an addition, what type of roof is the best to use?

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:03 a.m. Roof coverings 1 Responses