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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.

Is insulating an existing home from the outside a good solution?

Posted by Cate Prichard June 26, 2021, 3:27 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Can you use boards instead of sheathing?

Posted by Stephen Montgomery May 30, 2021, 4:19 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Do you have any framing schematics for an extensive green roof?

Posted by Eric Anderson May 28, 2021, 12:53 p.m. Roof coverings 1 Responses

How do I best insulate my century home from the inside?

Posted by Merner Row Design May 12, 2021, 12:22 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 0 Responses

Which is the best exterior insulation board to make a cottage 3 season?

Posted by Sharon Challingsworth April 23, 2021, 7:16 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Do I need a vapour barrier in Ontario?

Posted by Gordon Harold April 22, 2021, 9:28 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

Should I densepack wall cavities prior to exterior insulation?

Posted by Gordon McNair April 13, 2021, 9:21 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Which insulation do I use for interior walls of a framed in bunker?

Posted by Dale Klubertanz March 23, 2021, 10:38 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best exterior rigid foam insulation for under a deck?

Posted by Andrew Cherubini March 21, 2021, 9:02 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

How thick should EPS foam insulation on basement walls be?

Posted by Derrick R March 17, 2021, 9:13 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

how do I find pricing on hemp insulation?

Posted by Goober Pyle March 16, 2021, 1:35 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 0 Responses

What are the best Wall and Roof insulation choices and rain screen?

Posted by Valeriy Kraydman March 15, 2021, 3:32 p.m. Exterior cladding 0 Responses

How do you install windows with SIP exterior insulation?

Posted by tony wolff March 8, 2021, 4:18 p.m. Walls and Roofs 0 Responses