Insulation

Insulation

A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on insulation for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Exterior, poolside, of modern mansion in hills above Los Angeles

Los Angeles-based Landry Design Group collaborates with structural and civil engineers on hillside homes to determine if the best seismic reinforcement is concrete caissons sunk into the ground, or a mat-slab foundation in which the home’s weight is evenly distributed across the foundation. Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer

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Resilient design creates homes that can survive natural disasters and stay functional in the aftermath

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Sto Corp.’s newest wall insulation system helps lower energy costs and reduces the carbon footprint of buildings.

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This “L” shaped butyl adhesive coated in woven facer allows for more cost-effective flashing of electrical outlets.

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CertainTeed is adding this new fiberglass insulation to its family of high-performance products to meet 2012 IECC requirements that wood-frame walls have at least an R20 thermal performance.

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This EPS architectural-grade insulation offers superior moisture resistance to XPS products, is available in greater thicknesses and offers comparable compressive strength.

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CertainTeed introduces new online tools

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CertainTeed Insulation has introduced three new online tools to help building professionals better market efficiency improvements to homeowners.

Owens Corning's EcoTouch fiberglass insulation with PureFiber binder technology

Owens Corning's EcoTouch fiberglass insulation with PureFiber binder technology

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Owens Corning is taking its tried-and-true EcoTouch fiberglass insulation line to a new level of green with the introduction of PureFiber binder technology.

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Designed specifically for coastal and severe weather regions, NapaWrap Coastal house wrap from Propex offers the industry’s first “tear free” guarantee

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Roxul has added R28 insulation to its existing line of Roxul ComfortBatt thermal insulation products.

SPRING 2018

This Month in Custom Builder

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Whitebark, boasts a brighter color palette influenced by sun-whitened poplar trees

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Details are the thread that tie environments together

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