Balancing insulation / Guides

Balanced insulation levels in a green home
Efficient home design

Insulation in Green Home Building, a balanced approach to putting it where it does the most good

...insulation level slightly and applying that money to a much higher quality window. In Conclusion, How much Insulation is best? Balancing insulation is about...

Radiant floor heat in a bathroom
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

DIY radiant floor installation

...balancing insulation for energy efficiency. Heating a floor increases the temperature differential between the concrete and the ground below it, which increas...

Ecohome's passively heated Edelweiss House
Efficient home design

Are better insulated homes worth the money?

...insulation and the homeowner would get the savings. I'm not trying to rip on developers, that's just the reality of the business. We shop for houses largely b...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...insulation . The wall thickness and levels of insulation vary slightly, with the weakest point of the wall being R48, which is about double that of your typical...

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
Passive House

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...insulation. It was possible for exterior envelope work and interior finishing, such as built-in cabinetry, plumbing fixtures and lighting, to proceed simultaneo...

Siding Choices - Board and batten siding
Exterior cladding

Choosing the right exterior siding for fitting, cost comparisons & appearance

...insulation value it might have would be ineffective if you install it properly, which includes an air space between it and your main wall system. Pros of ac...

How radiant floors work
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

How to design for thermal comfort in a home

...balancing insulation , avoiding thermal bridges , and how much insulation a basement needs . The Ecohome Green Building Guide Pages have all the information you...

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