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Passive House wall system ; Larsen Trusses & dense-packed cellulose insulation
Wall assemblies - new construction

Larsen truss wall systems with double-stud construction & extra insulation for new homes & energy efficient home renovation

...double-stud wall construction. Not only is it a great wall system for new green home building incorporating a double-stud wall design but it is also ideal for d...

Dense-packed cellulose wall insulation
Wall assemblies - new construction

Dense-packed cellulose insulation wall systems

...wall you will be looking at a minimum of an R25 exterior wall. A typical wall would be built with the following layers from inside to outside: 1) Drywall, tap...

Off grid, passively heated and cooled house in the Gatineau Hills, Que
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off grid and passively heated, this house in Low, Quebec is aiming for LEED certification

...walls where it won't need to be punctured for electrical work, as all wiring is done on the interior 2x4 wall. Double wall assembly © Bala Struc...

Choosing a building envelope
Wall assemblies - new construction

Choosing a building envelope - starting with the perfect wall

...wall? What is the most energy efficient wall? What is the most soundproof wall? What is the most affordable wall? That is just a short list of things to...

Net Zero Energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...double stud wood framed walls and attics. It is densely packed in the walls to avoid settling. Cellulose is made predominantly from post-consumer recycled paper...

Energy modeling simulation of heat loss through thermal bridging
Efficient home design

What is a thermal bridge and why is it so important to break it?

...wall assembly matches it uniformly. But when you factor in the thermal bridges caused by framing materials and any discontinuities in the wall structure, you ca...

Passive Solar Index Home - super high efficiency
Passive solar home design

Passive Solar Index Home Case Study

...walls from inside to out Gypsum board on furring strips Vapour barrier 16 inch thick dense-packed cellulose wall insulation with double-stud Larsen trus...

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy
Concept and design

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy - video

...Wall Design: Building Science The wall we designed for the Edelweiss house, Canada's first LEED Platinum V4 Home is best categorized as a 'REMOTE' wall, a...

A tiny house that looks like a stack of logs
Tiny house

A portable off-grid tiny house that looks like a stack of wood

...wall double paned window. When no longer in use, the deck folds up, covering the window and completing the illusion that this structure is but a mere pile of lo...

The Fincube tin house
Tiny house

The Fincube off-grid tiny house

...double-sided functional wall panels allow for easy versatility in room layout. When the Fincube is used as a living space, the functional wall panels are situ...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...double drywall on the ceilings. Cast iron drain pipes were used to minimize the sound of drain water. Double-stud party walls acoustically separate the suites, ...