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Free Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, Wednesday, April 7, 12 - 1pm EDT

Insulation,Polyiso,Air Barriers,Water barriers

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can function as multiple control lay… more...

  Filed under: Insulation

1 replies | 613 views | Posted on: 04/02/2021 | Last updated: 04/09/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, March 1, 12 pm EST

Insulation,Polyiso,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,Water barriers,Air and Water Barriers,Thermal control layers

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can function as multiple control layers, pro… more...

  Filed under: Insulation

0 replies | 875 views | Posted on: 02/08/2021 | Last updated: 02/10/2021

Green Building Myth Busting: Nope, You're Not Allergic to Wool (Video)

Green Building,Sustainability,Insulation,Green Myth Busting,Green Building Myth Busting,Wool,Wool Insulation,Allergies,Caragreen

by Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots is always ready to bust a myth.  Recently, he was talking with Daman Dillon and Kristine Hart of Caragreen Healthy Building Materials about Havelock loose fill wool insulation (100% wool and no synthetic mix - it&rsquo… more...

  Filed under: Insulation

2 replies | 1888 views | Posted on: 12/24/2020 | Last updated: 02/09/2021

Designing and Building High Performance Homes, and Building "the Perfect Wall" using Stone Wool Insulation - A Video Series in 8 Parts

High Performance Building,Insulation,Rockwool,Stone Wool,Mineral Wool,Stone Wool Insulation,Mineral Wool Insulation

by Rate It Green Team

In this 8-part series hosted by Rockwool, Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc. walks us through some of the high performance homes he’s built, the basics of well-built wall assemblies, and the top reasons he builds with stone … more...

  Filed under: Mineral Wool Insulation

0 replies | 1366 views | Posted on: 12/03/2020 | Last updated: 12/03/2020

Webinar: High Performance Residential Buildings (featuring Rockwool Insulation!), August 27, 11:30 am EST

Green Building,High Performance Homes,Rockwool

by ROCKWOOL

The High Performance Residential Buildings webinar is an engaging one hour seminar presented by guest speaker, Chris Laumer-Giddens, co-owner of architecture and construction firm LG Squared. Chris will walk you through his journey desig… more...

  Filed under: Mineral Wool Insulation

0 replies | 832 views | Posted on: 08/22/2020 | Last updated: 12/01/2020

FREE Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, October 22, 12-1 pm EDT

Insulation,Polyiso,Building Envelope,Air and Water Resistive Barriers

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can function as multiple control layers, pro… more...

  Filed under: Insulation

1 replies | 653 views | Posted on: 10/08/2020 | Last updated: 11/30/2020

VIDEO: Learning About Rockwool's Versatility with Matt Hoots at the International Builders Show

Insulation,Rockwool,Stone Wool,Mineral Wool

by Rate It Green Team

Did you know that Rockwool is actually made out of volcanically derived rock - basalt from the earth’s crust and recycled steel slag?  Join Matt Hoots of Sawhorse Design, Inc. and Dan Edelman of Rockwool to learn mo… more...

  Filed under: Mineral Wool Insulation

1 replies | 4023 views | Posted on: 07/18/2020 | Last updated: 08/20/2020

Is Mold in Modern Buildings a Sign Of Energy Loss?

Mold,Thermal Bridges

by Chelsea W. Student

Why does mold grows in new buildings? In an article found on a Australian building site, this question is explored. The main topic of the article is the accidental creation of "thermal bridges", breaks in insulation or wall that lets in air… more...

  Filed under: Insulation

2 replies | 797 views | Posted on: 07/09/2015 | Last updated: 06/17/2020

The Debate Over Foam

Insulation,Foam,SIPs

by NobleHome Affordable, passive solar, easy to build kit houses

Since Noble Home's inception we've been using foam-insulated SIPs to build the shell of our homes. This has always been a compromise, since foam isn't as environmentally friendly as we'd like and there are no options on the market that use … more...

  Filed under: Insulation

0 replies | 1344 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 10/13/2015

Cellulose Insulation

by Frank Disruptive Technology Scientist

I have been trying to find out about Cellulose Insulation, the newspaper stuff. Last winter my attic leaked water came in onto the Cellulose Insulation. My question is when Cellulose Insulation gets wet does that mean mold will grow in t… more...

  Filed under: Cellulose Insulation

2 replies | 1563 views | Posted on: 06/21/2015 | Last updated: 10/08/2015

 

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