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

Does 'insulating paint' work?

...paints containing [insulating additives] are making claims that defy the laws of physics. " - Alex Wilson "There is poetic justice to a story in which a distributor of “insulatingpaint ends up shivering during the winter and sweating during the summer because of the ineffectiveness of his worthless paint." - Martin...

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 . You won't find us feeding you fluffy pseudo science here. As a global community, all we can do to protect ourselves from runaway climate change is to weigh all the variables and make the most informed decisions possible while we balance quality of life with reducing our personal carbon footprint. ...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build very well. It was around this stage I started fantasizing about driving to a model home in the suburb of my least affection, and choosing from an existing palette of floor models, paint schemes, and conspicuous consumer upgrades. For a granola type like me, this was extreme. But no one would call me crazy. I’d f...

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?

...painting large areas of wall then all that has to dry, and this moisture goes straight into the interior air unless the space is well ventilated. Be sure to choose zero VOC 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 wi...