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Installing soundproofing batts in interior partition walls
Insulation and soundproofing

Soundproofing interior walls-video

...soundproofing batts in the interior partitions and for the mechanical room, we added soundproofing batts along with resilient channels and 2 layers of 5/8 drywa...

Hemp insulation products for USA & Canada rolling off the production line
Insulation and soundproofing

Hemp insulation in Canada & USA - insulating naturally is an Eco-friendly alternative

...soundproofing panels; semi-rigid decorative and soundproofing panels; felts for subfloor insulation. 5.5 " batts for a standard 2x6 wall currently cost ...

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications for walls, slabs & basements

...soundproofing. Insulation batts are not rated for soundproofing, but still outperform most other materials for sound reduction. Be sure to get the right product...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...soundproofing, air barriers and vapour control • high efficiency windows • natural and mechanical ventilation Training city staff: The city has hired Pa...

Timber frame construction
Wood and organic materials

Wood frame construction

...soundproofing. According to the architects’ calculations, the use of wood in the project prevented the emission of over 310 tons of carbon in comparison to othe...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

...Soundproofing from the exterior and in division walls Good quality windows Quality mechanical systems Just because a home you like doesn't score an A+ o...

Real estate

Real estate

...Soundproofing from the exterior and interior noise transmission Interior air quality does it smell fresh, stale, or like chemicals or tobacco smoke? Good qu...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...soundproofing; looks like any hardwood floor; helps reduce demand on forests by using leftover scraps of wood in the laminate core. Cons: It will often contai...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...soundproofing Reducing sound transmission in buildings improves the quality of life for occupants and allows the construction of smaller homes while keeping p...

Understanding sound transmission in homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Understanding sound transmission in buildings

Before embarking on any structural changes, it is most important to understand that the sound isolation between two homes is not determined only by the common ...

Slab on grade for a Passive Solar LEED Home insulated by Rockwool © Ecohome
Insulation and soundproofing

Insulating below slab-on-grade floors

Insulating below slab-on-grade foundations Why insulate under a slab on grade foundation? For comfort, and to save money, that's why! In many areas Building ...