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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.

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

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

How much window area can i have in passive house?

Posted by tony wolff March 4, 2021, 9:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 Responses

Can you put foil covered foam panels inside a framed wall?

Posted by William McCart Feb. 22, 2021, 12:38 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

Can we make a well insulated timber frame home?

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

How do you insulate an exterior wall from the outside?

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

How to air seal & ventilate a partial gut reno of a 1901 house?

Posted by Zach Zill Feb. 7, 2021, 4:33 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

Is this a good way to insulate drafty windows?

Posted by Robert Schmidt Feb. 6, 2021, 5:47 p.m. Windows and doors 2 Responses