The challenges are great for building envelopes, which must keep the water, air, vapor, and heat of the surroundings from affecting the interior space. But despite all the possible combinations of climate to be found in North America, there is one basic design that works from sea to shining sea.
Water, air, and vapor are harder to quantify than heat which is why the code spends less time discussing them. But if your wall fails to control them, all the insulation in the world won’t help.
Kingspan Insulation LLC, a leading manufacturer in energy efficiency and moisture management products, has named Doug Crawford as its new Managing Director in charge of operations for North America. Crawford's appointment became effective on January 2, 2019.
Icynene-Lapolla, the global supplier and manufacturer of high performance, energy efficient building envelope solutions, today announced it has named Doug Kramer its Chief Executive Officer.
Today is a great day to get started on a plan to reduce how much energy your home uses and make that energy cleaner. Making a plan will help you decide where to start. Here's a list of things to tackle.
Q: What are the best insulation strategies for a lakefront cottage that was never insulated? This place has a crawl space that allows access to the underside of the floor joists, and the walls are stud construction that can be accessed by removing some of the exterior wood siding.
Demand for polyurethane across NAFTA grew by about 4.4 percent per year between 2014 and 2016. Growth between 2016 and 2018 is continuing at that level or higher. Compounded annual growth in the US was closer to 4.6 percent.
Owens Corning’s building science experts joined Canyon Insulation, Res-Com Insulation, Inc. insulation contractors and Kreysler & Associates custom fabricators to consult on the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art building.
Minarc has developed their mnmMOD panels, a prefab product manufactured in Los Angeles using a blend of recycled steel and Cradle to Cradle-certified expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation to create a wood-free structural insulated panel (SIP).