Insulation

  • Home Foundations
    As more people are searching for green ideas in homebuilding, new designs for home foundations are emerging at a rapid pace. Ideas using sustainable building materials, energy efficient construction,....
  • Home Insulation Products
    As construction materials technology steadily advances, the number of home insulation products on the commercial market also steadily rises. In the last century, builders have moved from natural insu....
  • Insulation Products
    Alongside fiberglass, foam is one of the most popular insulation products available. Used for many applications, foam is convenient because of its moldable consistency, noise-reduction qualities, the....
  • Code Approvals
    For any building project, the architects and builders must usually go through a rigorous process of obtaining the necessary code approvals before building. The details of the process vary depending o....
  • Energy Efficient Homes
    Modern building techniques and materials are making it easier than ever for builders to produce energy efficient homes. In the last 20 years, green ideas in home building, commercial construction, an....
  • CAD Design Details
    In modern architecture, using computer-aided design to develop structures and produce CAD design details for builders and materials manufacturers isn't a new technique. CAD has been around for almost....
  • Insulated Walls
    One of the most effective features of energy-saving homes is having properly insulated walls. Insulation can effect the energy consumption of houses so much that there are entire websites, both gover....
  • Technical Specifications
    Most technical specifications for building materials and building systems are available online from the manufacturer's website. The manufacturers provide this information to the public as a way of in....
  • Insulated Concrete Forms
    One building system that has received considerable attention in the homebuilding arena of late is the ICFs, or insulated concrete forms, building system. Insulated concrete forms are Styrofoam blocks....
  • Dry Basements
    In order to build truly dry basements, builders must create a thermal envelope around the entire house that is as tightly sealed as possible. This is because there are a number of ways that water can....