Thermal foil / Guides

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

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

...Thermal foil vapor barrier: Thermal foil "Insulation" © Ecohome We’re including this with insulation, mostly to make clear its proper applications. Ther...

Installing foam panel insulation, which is best?
Insulation and soundproofing

Rigid insulation panels: which ones to use for different applications

...thermal insulation panel - most often with aluminum foil facing. Thermal performance is rated at R6-6.5 per inch, but don't count on that if your winters are co...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...thermal system for heating through water-to-water heat pumps and bottom up radiant floor slabs, and geothermal cooling through water-to-air heat pumps, fan coil...

Interior sheathing as air & vapor barriers in wood frame construction
Air and vapour barriers

Interior sheathing as an air and vapour or vapor barrier

...thermal bridge (R13.4) Vertical strapping (if your cladding requires horizontal strapping, be sure to do a vertical layer first to allow for drainage) Cladd...