Insulation

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two walls are better insulated than the rest of the house, with different features
Double-stud walls - Fine Homebuilding
Double-stud walls are a low-tech way to create highly energy-efficient walls with common materials and familiar assemblies
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insulated slab foundation | Passive Slab (Insulated Foundations)
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On the Jobsite with Foamglas - GreenBuildingAdvisor
We installed 6-inch Foamglas blocks on the exterior foundation walls using a polymer-cement adhesive.
Foamglas is an inorganic, high-compressive-strength insulation with no need for flame retardants or other hazardous chemicals. Green Building, Interior Wall Insulation, Home Insulation, Concrete House, Insulation Materials, Building Systems, Concrete Wall
Foamglas – My New Favorite Insulation Material
Foamglas is an inorganic, high-compressive-strength insulation with no need for flame retardants or other hazardous chemicals.
the corner of a concrete block with cement chips on it's sides and dirt underneath
Gaining Experience with a New Material
Using Foamglas instead of polystyrene to insulate beneath our basement slab and on the foundation walls. Eli Gould cutting Foamglas for use under our basement slab. Click to enlarge.Photo Credit: Alex Wilson
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Passive House Wall Insulation, The ThermalWall PH Panel is ideal for LEED, ZNE, NZEB construction
Passive House Wall Insulation, The ThermalWall PH Panel is ideal for LEED, ZNE, NZEB construction
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Foam Under Footings - GreenBuildingAdvisor
The EPS formwork for an insulated raft foundation becomes a permanent part of the building, just like ICFs for walls. This Isoquick formwork will be ready for the concrete truck once the plumbing supply pipes and electrical conduit are roughed in and a rebar grid is laid.
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Foam Under Footings - GreenBuildingAdvisor
Most Isoquick foundations include two layers of EPS under the slab. The EPS panels are formed with an egg-carton pattern to help the layers lock together.