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Inside the Slide: Dew Point in a Wall

Here's a slide that we use in a lot of our presentations. As energy codes get more stringent, adding exterior wall insulation becomes a reality for more builders. So when does it make sense to add exterior insulation, and when can you skip it? This example is for a 2 x 4 wall in climate zone 4*. The perception: When

2016-10-18T21:52:54+00:00 Technical Articles|

How to Insulate an Unvented Attic (BASC)

There are two main reasons to insulate at the roof deck instead of the attic floor: For an unvented, conditioned space for HVAC equipment, and/or To provide a continuous thermal barrier for houses with complicated ceilings and many lights, speakers, vents, etc., which make it difficult to get an airtight ceiling. This Building America Solutions Center article walks

2015-03-30T10:12:14+00:00 Technical Articles|
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