Dense packed cellulose walls / Guides

Renovate, Remodel or Rebuild? How to choose which is Best for Homes
Wall assemblies - renovation

Should I be renovating my home or tearing it down & rebuilding?

...dense packed cellulose by renovating existing walls with a Larsen truss wall system . If you like the shape of the house and the supporting walls are in relatively good condition, retrofitting, renovating and insulating house walls from the outside is a great option to choose. You will save demolition costs, and save...

Choosing between OSB or Plywood for house sheathing for Roofs, Walls & Floors.
Wood and organic materials

Which is better, OSB or Plywood for Roofs, Walls & Floors?

...walls, regardless of whether you choose OSB or Plywood sheathing for the outside, take a look at the EcoHome Guide on Which Timber to use for Home Construction here Or, learn how to use Dense-packed cellulose insulation in double stud walls correctly here And for amusement purposes, here is how plywood is actually ...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...walls contains dense-packed cellulose insulation finished in the model house with a beautiful VOC & Formaldehyde-free plywood instead of drywall. When affordable prefabricated eco homes are Architect-designed, the difference is easy to see Energy-efficient performance Energy modelling for Quebec based on aver...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...walls, a type that was subsequently banned for containing carcinogens. No one could prove the foam was the cause of her cancer specifically, but even as a child I could make the link. After she died, the company sucked the foam back out of the house at its own expense. It’s a wonder, then, that I craved walls with th...

Building a Passive House that's LEED Certified too - an Owner's Tale
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

...dense-pack cellulose insulation . A 1-1/2” service cavity inside is capped with drywall, while the exterior is sheathed with 1-1/2” fibreboard, double furring and vertical hemlock siding for a total of R-69. The roof’s raised-heel trusses are filled with 30” of dense-pack cellulose (R-100). An “intelligent” membrane ac...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...walls of this Passive House & LEED ready home kit are made almost exclusively using ecological materials from natural sources: double-stud wood framing, recycled paper (cellulose insulation), and wood fiber insulation panels . Double-framed wall construction with two offset rows of 2x4s studs injected with high-den...