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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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Alternative for Three-Coat Stucco Rated Positively

An independent evaluation by IBACOS has attested that a substrate and textured acrylic finish system has the potential for improved ...
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New Guide on Vented Attics With Buried Ducts

Five facts you need to know about vented attics with buried ducts. Back in December we wrote about a change in ...
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Vented Attics With Buried Ducts

The 2018 IECC laid out a prescriptive path for the use of buried ducts with fibrous insulation in vented attics, ...
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Denver Energy-Efficient Building Training

Nationally recognized contractors gather for Denver insulation training event. Throughout 2016, the High Performance Insulation Professionals (HPIP) and sponsoring partners ...
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Icynene ProSeal

Icynene’s advanced closed-cell, medium-density spray foam insulation Icynene ProSeal sets a new benchmark in sprayability and performance. Icynene ProSeal offers ...
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Icynene Classic Max

No ignition barrier in residential unvented attic applications needed with this product. Icynene Classic Max is a one-and-done innovation from ...
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Fire Resistance Big Asset in Insulation

As this video graphically illustrates, insulation slows fire spread. Roxul, a producer of stone wool insulation made from natural stone and recycled ...
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