Metal roofing is my favorite type of roof cladding – it has many benefits. A properly installed, metal roof lasts..
Investing in Energy Efficiency Up-Front Leads to Substantial Return on Investment
Most home buyers believe Passive House and other super energy-efficient homes and buildings are unaffordable. This is because they are..
Mineral Wool Insulation is Not Green, Sustainable or Environmentally Friendly
White paper published in June 2019
Rigid Insulation: Extruded Polystyrene Foam
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B.C.’s Step Code helps drive $3.3-billion energy-efficiency market
The British Columbia Energy Step Code represent an important milestone for energy efficient buildings and climate leadership in British Columbia…
Sustainable Hybrid/Split Walls – Understanding the Science
MOISTURE MANAGEMENT is the single most important factor in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. 90% of all building..
Insulating Basement Walls in Canada
Fiberglass batts, poly and wood studs is still the most common method of insulating basement walls in Canada – but..
Building Energy Efficient Doesn’t Cost – It PAYS!
The environmental benefits of Passive and Net Zero buildings are numerous. These buildings promote and protect ecosystems, improve indoor air..
Compare Quik-Therm Solar Dry to Exterior Mineral Wool
Quik-Therm Solar Dry outperforms Mineral Wool. It costs less – is faster and easier to install and the manufacturing process..
Hybrid Walls – Understanding the Science
Thermodynamics 101: Warm air migrates to cold air. High pressure migrates to low pressure. High moisture migrates to low moisture…