The National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB) was released in November of 2011 and will be implemented in many..
Newer building science thinking pins fibreglass insulation as a terrible idea for below-grade spaces (basements), citing its being ruined by..
It is common practice for insulated basement walls to have an air space between the insulated framed wall and the..
There are an increasing number of highly energy-efficient homes being built in Canada. This only makes sense as these homes..
Throughout Canada there are various financial rebates and incentives offered for increasing the energy efficiency of buildings. Grants can be..
Did you know, when you interrupt insulation with wood or steel framing the Effective R-value of the insulation decreases significantly?..
Homeowners in Western Canada are increasingly recognizing the advantages of using Quik-Therm CIS (interior concrete insulation system) for insulating basement..
Fiberglass insulation is no longer code compliant in flood prone areas of Alberta. This trend is gaining momentum and with..
On April 15, 2013 Mike Holmes posted a great article in the Regina Leader Post that explains why proper basement..