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Today's Window Word: Insulated Glass

Insulated Glass (IG): Glazing comprised of two or more glass panes separated by a hermetically sealed airspace; heat transmission through this type of glass may be as low as half that without such an air space. 87 more words


R-Value and Underlayment Insulation

Making sure your flooring is well insulated is a significant part of any renovation process. Basements in particular are vulnerable to heat loss and can cost the homeowner money better spent elsewhere. 347 more words

Basement Renovation

Doors and Windows

The homes are starting to take shape with all the windows and doors installed and the roof shingled.  Installed are Triple-glazed Low-E, argon filled windows with a very low U-factor  – all our windows are .25 or lower.  93 more words


Plasti-Fab Solutions Home: Exterior Sheathing Insulation

written by Melissa Carruthers
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People are continually looking at different ways to increase their energy efficiency and decrease their energy costs. 604 more words


Building Energy Efficient Walls with Insulspan SIPs

Written by Aaron Hinde

Why is the insulation of your walls so important? Well for starters, 40% of the world’s energy consumption is in buildings. That energy converts to dollars. 465 more words

Structural Insulated Panel

What Is R-Value For Home Insulation?

It is natural for heat to move from a warmer place to a cooler place. During summer, this means that the warm air outside will try to heat up the inside of the house. 332 more words


A Hiker's Nightmare

Last night as I was falling asleep, I waded through a dreamy world, you know, where everything feels thick and hard to understand.  I was leaving for the PCT and I didn’t have my sleeping mat.  359 more words