Insulation Materials

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On Site with Roxul

Hammer & Hand owner Sam Hagerman provides useful insights into the use of Roxul ... More

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Insulating with Spray Cellulose

An insulation contractor explains why he prefers damp-spray cellulose for wall... More

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Why and How to Build an Insulated Overroof

Avoiding the risk of condensation in a modern low-slope roof design that doesn't... More

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Mobilizing for a Small Abatement Project
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Managing Asbestos During a Remodel

When vermiculite insulation is discovered during demolition, assume it contains... More

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Insulation Materials Instruction

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Flash-and-Batt Insulation for Rafters

A flash-and-batt system is one way to warm the first condensing surface with... More

Creating a Palette of Foam-Free Superinsulation Details

There’s more than one way to build a highly insulated, air-tight house—or to tighten up and super-insulate an existing home. Here’s a look at an evolving array of superinsulated details that don’t use spray foam. More

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Working With Roxul Insulation

Choosing insulation for a high-performance home in Northern Vermont requires... More

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Reusing Loose-Fill Cellulose

Working around existing attic insulation to seal air leaks may be more cost-effective than removing and replacing it More

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