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An attic with 'insulating paint' which doesn't insulate
Insulation and soundproofing

Does 'insulating paint' work?

...insulating paint still occasionally finds its way into buildings. Powdered ceramic chips that can be added to any paint are said to reflect heat in or out of a ...

Is EPS foam eco-friendly? Exterior home insulation rigid foam panels
Insulation and soundproofing

Does plastic foam or Styrofoam insulation have a place in green building?

...insulating paint . That won’t happen here. As a global community, all we can do to protect ourselves from runaway climate change is to weigh all the variables...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

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

...work on a small house. But the enthusiasm ended once I explained the Passive House element. “Why the hell would you do that?” said one. Another told me I must b...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...paints , or it's even easy to make VOC free paint, find out how here , and choose nice weather for internal painting so the windows can be flung wide open to ge...