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The Value Of Air And Vapor Control

The Value Of Air And Vapor Control

The Value of Air and Vapor Control Foundational Elements Of High Performance Enclosures We’ve heard the chorus of misinformation throughout years of speaking to builders across North America: “Buildings need to breathe – you’ll destroy them if you make them airtight”. “In a cold climate, if you don’t put a vapor barrier on the inside o … read more

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A Declaration of Independence from Foam Plastic Insulation

A Declaration of Independence from Foam Plastic Insulation

A Declaration of Independence from Foam Plastic Insulation When in the course of constructing and renovating buildings, it becomes necessary for architects, consultants and builders to stop using materials and methods which have defined high-performance building in our time, and determine to set a new course separate and free from foam … read more

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Bringing Light into a Historic Toronto Home

Bringing Light into a Historic Toronto Home

Bringing Light into a Historic Toronto Home Project Spotlight Location: Toronto, ON Project Type: Retrofit and Conversion Architect:Terrell Wong, Principal, Stones Throw Design Builder:Builder: Mark Nolan, Owner, Cildara Contracting Limited This renovation project transforms a historic build … read more

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Avoid The Carbon Rebound

Avoid The Carbon Rebound

Avoid The Carbon Rebound On California’s Net Zero goals, embodied carbon of materials, and the Smart Enclosure System In the fight to mitigate Climate change in California, the term Net Zero may be getting a makeover.  Policy makers still view Net Zero buildings as a fundamental tool to reach climate mitigation goals; however, the carb … read more

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A Tiny House Plan Proving Big Ideas

A Tiny House Plan Proving Big Ideas

A Tiny House Plan Proving Big Ideas Project Spotlight: Terran Palmer-Angell Our customers are typically interested in building better - with more concern for the environment, energy use, natural materials, and people’s health. Occasionally we have a customer with very particular and serious needs and Terran Palmer-Angell has been one … read more

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Introduction to ADHERO: the Fully-Adhered Membrane

Introduction to ADHERO: the Fully-Adhered Membrane

Introduction to ADHERO the Fully-Adhered Membrane Welcome to the family Right on the tail of the release of VISCON, a liquid-applied membrane, Pro Clima is releasing ADHERO: a fully-adhered, high-performance WRB developed for commercial applications. Unlike similar membranes, it manages to be waterproof and vapor-open without … read more

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