Insulation

Codewatcher air sealing guide Typar

A Guide to Air Barrier Installation

Establishing a continuous air barrier can make a big difference in the performance of a house. As building codes continue ...
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CodeWatcher Insulation recycling

We’re Thankful For Manufacturers Who Recycle

Insulation manufacturers have helped the planet by diverting 58.2 billion pounds of material from landfills since 1992. According to the ...
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CodeWatcher air sealing responsibility

Air Sealing: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Here's the lowdown on who is responsible for what when it comes to air sealing. An average of 22 subcontractors ...
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Ebook: Innovation Leads to High-Performance Building Solutions

This new free ebook covers the important systems and products that are designed to manage the building envelope, insulation, and ...
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The Lowdown on Energy-Heel Trusses

Raised-heel trusses, also known as energy-heel trusses, deliver cost-effective energy performance. Insulation can increase a home’s energy efficiency, but only ...
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CodeWatcher spray foam

Spray Foam Market Share Grows in Unlikely Place

A Home Innovation Research Labs study reveals spray foam has a bigger market share in warmer climates than cooler ones ...
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codewatcher ice dams

How to Prevent Ice Dams

An ounce of prevention helps avoid costly roof repairs. Any time there are icicles dangling from gutters, it is a ...
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Preventing Fire Sprinkler System Freezing

Insulation best practices for keeping fire sprinklers operational during cold snaps. With much of the country currently in the grips ...
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12 air sealing areas CodeWatcher

12 Areas of Focus for High-Performance Walls

This air sealing strategy is the key to super efficient homes. Getting high-performance walls relies on proper air sealing before ...
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Owens Corning Insulation Earns Coveted Certification

Owens Corning Insulation Products are first to be certified as made with 100% wind-powered electricity and reduced embodied carbon. Owens ...
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