Energy Efficiency

BASF Walltite ECO® – the pitch

Feb 12th, 2010 | By

While we had originally decided to go with Tiger Foam as it was geared for the do it yourselfer. It turned out that it would actually be about the same cost to have the house insulated professionally. While that is not normally the case, it was for us due to the local cost of the
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Tiger Foam

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

Tiger Foam Insulation™ quick curing, recyclable, two-component spray polyurethane foam insulation kits are manufactured to ASTM E-84 Specifications and classified as a fire-rated foam insulation. ( Once we decided to go with spray foam, it was not that much of a leap to decide to go with the denser of the two types of spray
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Building Insulation

Aug 17th, 2009 | By

Much like the building envelope, insulation is something that we all take for granted. It is not sexy, but it is something that is needed if you want your house to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. So we can put R-20 in the walls and R-40 in the attic and
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Building Envelope

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By

One thing I never realized when I started my building our home was how important the building envelop is to the whole process of being energy efficient. It is one of the most over looked areas in home construction. The only houses that seem to focus on the building envelop are the net zero homes
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