Throughout Canada there are various financial rebates and incentives offered for increasing the energy efficiency of buildings. Grants can be..
Water Resistant – Another great reason for putting Quik-Therm CIS in your basement
Around 10 years ago (before the development of the Quik-Therm CIS basement system) I insulated the walls of my basement..
Best Way to Insulate Existing Basement Floors
Let’s face it, insulating on top of existing concrete floors is an after thought. If we knew then, what we..
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..
Energy efficiency during the holidays
Quik-Therm is passionate about improving the energy efficiency of the buildings where we live and work. It is one of..
Understanding Energy Efficiency in Old Buildings – It’s Really Simple
In the winter, the longer we keep heat inside, the less often heat is required. The less heat used, the..
The R-value Fallacy
In laymen’s terms, R-value is the measurement of how well a product insulates. To explain why traditional fiberglass insulation doesn’t..
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..
Looking at Energy-Efficient Home Building Programs
There are an increasing number of highly energy-efficient homes being built in Canada. This only makes sense as these homes..
Comforting New Insulation for Basements
The following story was published in the Winnipeg Free Press on November 8, 2014. We have not edited the text..