Insulation

Installing insulation to a home is a great way to cut down on heating and cooling costs while improving energy efficiency. Adding it to attics, ducts, exterior walls, and basements can provide resistance to heat flow.



Features
January 01, 2010

Faced with meeting increasingly stringent energy codes and a growing demand for green, high-performance features, builders nationwide are looking to maximize the energy efficiency of their homes without blowing the budget. The easiest and most economical step to creating energy-efficient homes is to master building envelope and air sealing design.

Products
September 01, 2009

Enertite water-blown open-cell spray foam

Features
September 01, 2009

Structural, insulation and housewrap products from iLevel, Laticrete, Simpson Strong-Tie, Icynene and BASF are featured.

Products
September 01, 2009

Icynene LD-R-50 renewable-based foam insulation and air barrier

News
May 01, 2009

Insulation and housewrap products featured from Icynene, Fomo Products, Todol and Fi-Foil.

Features
May 01, 2008

Wrap it up with these new insulation and housewrap products from Pactiv Greenguard, Fortifiber and more.

Features
December 01, 2007

Professional Builder’s annual “Best in Class” survey profiles the products and manufacturers our readers from all over the U.S. use and recommend. Included is data on entry doors, windows, siding and more.

Features
November 01, 2007

There's a lot of information about insulation out there and even more confusion. Read on to find out the differences between certain insulations.

Products
May 01, 2007

Included from the May 2007 edition of Professional Builder magazine are products to keep houses dry during construction and warm during those cold winter months.

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