Are net-zero homes cost-prohibitive to build? No! A carefully planned zero-energy house might cost you as little as 5 percent more than a standard house.
Insulation is important for energy efficiency. But can it make your home more vulnerable to fire? We look at the fire safety of common insulation materials.
When it comes to building or making a home comfortable, one of the first things that often come into mind is insulation. However, it’s always crucial to first check if the available insulators are safe to use.
You know insulation will lower your bills, but you’re not sure how you can pay for it. Here are 5 resources that might just pay for your home insulation upgrade.
If you’re getting your home ZERH or Energy Star certified, you’ll have to meet certain standards for insulation. Here’s how to figure out what you need.
Do you need a vapor barrier in your walls? Should it be installed inside or outside the insulation? What about permeability? We answer all your questions here.