Insulation & Air Sealing

A pre-construction smoke-test will produce air leaks you (and your clients) can see

“It’s changing now, in the past, there was zero education on housewraps,” says B

“It’s changing now, in the past, there was zero education on housewraps,” says Brian Kirn, marketing manager for CertainTeed.

Advancements in weather-resistant barriers keep things tight yet ventilated to save energy.

Our first hurdles were the insulation listings and specs submitted by the architect to the planners. With the help of our cellulose manufacturer, we were able to locate listings that would satisfy every wall assembly except the floors.

This EPS architectural-grade insulation offers superior moisture resistance to XPS products, is available in greater thicknesses, and offers comparable compressive strength.

The three pieces of the StoGuard assembly work together to form a waterproof air barrier during wall construction.

Knauf’s new system combines its EcoSeal water-based elastomeric sealant with either its EcoBatt or Jet Stream Ultra Premium Blowing Insulation.

This chemically cured insulation system provides a continuous air barrier that completes the building envelope for excellent insulation.

This line of Styrofoam brand rigid insulation products from Dow helps regulate the flow of air and moisture in and out of the house.

Touch ‘n Seal’s new Class 1 Fire Retardant Spray Foam is both thermal insulating and sound attenuating.

Progressive Foam Technologies has announced three new lines of house siding insulation

Mr. Insulate Cotton Armor from Applegate Insulation is produced from 85 percent recycled denim and cotton fibers

Insulfoam has developed a composite insulation panel for new or retrofit roof systems requiring resistance to misuse, abuse and severe weather.

The top products of the last 12 months as chosen by the editors of Professional Remodeler and Professional Builder

ARXX Corporation, reFIT basement finishing system, 101 best new products

ARXX Corporation introduces the reFIT basement finishing system.

Basement finishing system is comprised of lightweight, high R-value vertically interlocking insulation panels that are drywall-ready with easy-to-attach wall clips and adjustable shims.

Knauf Insulation has filed a patent infringement action against CertainTeed Corporation today in the Federal District Court in Indiana.

Professional Remodeler's Tom Swartz talks to remodelers Howard Chermak and Tom Panek about how the credits have helped their businesses and how they are positioning their companies for a post-credit market.

Professional Remodeler's Tom Swartz talks to remodelers Howard Chermak and Tom Panek about how the credits have helped their businesses and how they are positioning their companies for a post-credit market.

The best new products of 2010, presented by Professional Remodeler and Professional Builder.

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