Ensuring Integrity and Performance: Mastering Flashing Techniques for Halo Wood-Frame Assemblies

Mastering the art of proper flashing around openings is crucial for protecting buildings from water intrusion, which can cause significant damage over time. Today, we’re revisiting and refining our guidance on effective flashing techniques, specifically tailored for wood-frame Halo assemblies, honing in on best practices that promise to elevate the durability and integrity of your […]

Calculating The Load Capacity of Subterra Products By Using Our Load Chart

Our Technical Department often gets asked questions about load capacity guidelines for our Subterra products and in response to these inquiries Logix Brands has just published this technical bulletin on the subject – Halo Technical Bulletin 15 – Subterra Load Ratings. The essence of this technical bulletin is a visual Load Chart that our technical […]

Strategic Placement of House Wrap with Halo’s Exterra for Enhanced Building Protection

In 2024, optimizing your home’s insulation and moisture barrier strategies remains crucial, particularly when considering Halo’s Exterra as a pivotal component of your construction approach. Exterra has proven to be an effective standalone option for wall insulation and moisture protection. Yet, the addition of house wrap in conjunction with Exterra continues to be a popular […]

How To Correctly Position the Dew Point Using Exterior Insulation: Guidelines for Builders

In the harsh realities of cold climates, it is essential that structures are built not only to keep the inhabitants comfortable but also to withstand the challenges posed by moisture condensation, which can often occur within the wall assembly. An integral step in this process is calculating the correct thickness of exterior continuous insulation, such […]

Foam Board vs. Batt Insulation: How to Make the Right Choice For Insulating Exterior Walls

Halo Exterra

When it comes to exterior wall insulation, two standout options vie for your attention: foam board and batt insulation. Both have their merits and drawbacks, making the right choice contingent upon a variety of factors including climate, budget, and installation complexity. Let’s break down each to help you make an educated decision. Understanding Foam Board […]

Securing Exterior Insulation Greater Than 2 Inches (50mm) In Thickness

Halo Exterra

Exterior continuous insulation such as Halo Exterra has become a minimum requirement in building codes across most of North America for residential buildings. At the initial stages of exterior insulation, the thickness applied ranges from ½ an inch (13mm) up to 2 inches (50mm) depending on the climatic zone. As building codes progress towards more […]

The Advantages of Using Halo Interra FR to Insulate Crawl Spaces

Crawl spaces are a huge market in the USA. In states like Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and many others, crawl spaces are commonly found in newly built homes. Crawl space renovation is another popular niche, as many owners of existing crawl spaces want to minimize heat loss and moisture issues below their homes. […]

Can I Leave Foam Board Insulation Exposed on Walls?

Do you worry about exposing foam board insulation to the outdoors? Or leaving it uncovered inside a home?

Read more to explore the perils of exterior and interior exposure, and how 3 common rigid insulation products perform in this regard.

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