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Sound Control and Spray Foam Insulation

Spray foam is great for air-sealing and insulating, but there are better options... 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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Dark Continuous Insulation

The dark facing on the noncombustible, fire-resistant, and vapor permeable mineral... More

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Mind the Drip

Joe Lstiburek explains how kerfs and drip edges play key roles in a building's... More

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Dual-Layered Insulated Sheathing

Combined insulation and sheathing make for one-step installation. More

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Condensation Control in Basements

Insulating a basement can make it wetter. Here's how to avoid problems. More

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Understanding Dew Point

Dew point is a temperature, not a place, time, or event. More

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Foam-Glass Aggregate

This lightweight gravel has an insulating value of R-1.7 per compacted inch. More

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Fiberglass Insulation

InsulPure is easy to cut and creates less dust during installation, says the maker. More

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