Archive for December, 2013:

What Causes Condensation in Metal Buildings?

What Causes Condensation in Metal Buildings?

Published on: Dec 30 2013 by - Comments Off
If you’ve spent a lot of time in metal buildings, you’ve probably noticed some moisture on the walls, or maybe even water dripping from the ceiling. This is...
6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

Published on: Dec 23 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Building a home creates a surprising amount of trash. In fact, building a 2,000 square foot home also creates approximately 8,000 lbs. of debris. Most of this construction...
Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging

Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging

Published on: Dec 16 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
What is thermal bridging? Thermal bridging is a term that most of us don’t use on a daily basis, but it is something we experience every day. Put simply, thermal...
How to Insulate a Concrete Slab for Radiant Floor Heating

How to Insulate a Concrete Slab for Radiant Floor Heating

Published on: Dec 09 2013 by - Comments Off
It is easy to see why radiant heat is becoming more common in new homes. Homes with radiant heat can easily maintain a healthy indoor air quality, because radiant...
Preparing for Winter: Understanding and Preventing Ice Dams

Preparing for Winter: Understanding and Preventing Ice Dams

Published on: Dec 02 2013 by - Comments Off
Ice dams are a common problem in cold climates. These ridges of ice build up along eaves when the weather is below freezing for an extended period. Left long enough,...