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Gutex Wood Fiber Insulation: A Carbon Solution on Day One

Gutex Wood Fiber Insulation: A Carbon Solution on Day One

Gutex Wood Fiber Insulation: A Carbon Solution on Day One If you have a big event coming up, and you want to lose some weight before the event, would you first gain a bunch of weight before you dropped it? Didn’t think so. Our big event is 2050 - a date toward which all carbon reduction goals are aimed. And while we insulate fo … read more

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Masonry Retrofit Construction Photo Gallery

Masonry Retrofit Construction Photo Gallery

Masonry Retrofit Construction Gallery The masonry retrofit construction photo gallery is a companion resource to the masonry retrofit eBook, CAD DWG files, masonry retrofit videos and reference list. Use the eBook, dwgs, references and pictures together to get the fullest understanding of these Smart Enclosure strategies. FLO … read more

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INTELLO Airtight System Aces NBC Lab Test

INTELLO Airtight System Aces NBC Lab Test

INTELLO Airtight System Aces NBC Lab Test First interior air barrier system to be successfully tested to ASTM E2357 - Compliant with NBC of Canada part 5 and 9 Selecting appropriate materials and systems to form an inboard air barrier is a critical step in designing and building foam free, high-performance enclosure assemblies. Not o … read more

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Beer and Building Science, Inseparable at Last

Beer and Building Science, Inseparable at Last

Beer and Building Science, Inseparable at Last The Fourth Pig at Goodlot Brewery in Caledon, ON If you’re talking building science, there’s a solid chance beer is involved. Builders (we hear) like beer. So when beer brewing and building construction can both be done at a high level, it’s something close to heaven. This project locat … read more

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Adhesive Bonds and Failures: What's Going On?

Adhesive Bonds and Failures: What's Going On?

Adhesive Bonds and Failures What's Going On? We use adhesives to form airtight and watertight enclosures. It is essential that the adhesive bonds are strong and lasting.... 50 years, 100 years, and longer. How do we know when we have the right kind of adhesion? What are the different ways a tape's adhesion will be able to provide us … read more

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How to keep floor beams where they should be - inside the airtight layer

How to keep floor beams where they should be - inside the airtight layer

How to Keep Floor Beams Where They Should Be Inside the Airtight Layer You know the air barrier must be continuous, without interruption around the entirety of the conditioned space - inboard of the main insulation layer, thereby keeping the conditioned air within the conditioned space, optimizing efficiency and minimizing the c … read more

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