Insulation

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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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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 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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Improve Building Resiliency With Right Insulation

Free Download: Get Severe Weather Protection From Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation This new resource from Honeywell provides valuable insight about ...
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5 Most Common Insulation Install Flaws

Follow these insulation best practices for a perfect install every time. During last month’s Insulation Contractors Association of America Convention, Burgess ...
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High-Performance Walls: Insulation Solutions for California’s Energy Standards

New energy efficiency regs through Title 24 require high-performance walls in homes. By J. R. Babineau In January 2017, the ...
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RESNET Defines Cavity and Attic Volume

The RESNET Standards Development Committee 300 has adopted a formal standard interpretation for 380-16-01 Definitions, Cavity and Attic Volume. The RESNET Standard Development Equipment ...
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Quick Vid: Why Quality Installs Matter

High-performance homes need properly installed insulation. Unfortunately, too many homes today don't get it. Watch the video.  The housing industry ...
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