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 […]

Why my Net Zero Energy Ready House Failed from a Sustainability Perspective

Net Zero Energy Ready House

Fresh out of university I landed a challenging and exciting role with a leading global insulation manufacturer. Through almost a decade with the company I learned a tremendous amount that help shaped my career in terms of my values and the voice for change that I wanted to have in the construction industry. A few […]

Energy-Related Provisions Likely Coming With NBC 2020: A Summary

Energy-Related Provisions Coming With NBC 2020

The long-awaited NBC 2020 is a roadmap to Net Zero Energy Ready construction in Canada, and introduces new tiered, performance and prescriptive approaches.

Learn how these approaches are set to pave the way to Net Zero Energy Ready residential buildings within the next decade.

How to Make the Most of the Canada Greener Homes Grant

Thanks to the recently launched Canada Greener Homes Grant, 700,000 Canadian homeowners can claim a rebate of up to $5,000 for energy efficiency upgrades to their homes. This fruitful incentive can help you achieve long-term energy savings and recover a decent portion of the retrofitting costs.

Beat the Heat With Exterra Continuous Insulation

See how applying a layer of Halo Exterra can reduce your home’s energy consumption and prevent unhealthy mold outbreaks. It’s also an opportunity to meet stringent new energy codes without breaking the bank.

New Resources for Getting Started With Halo!

New Halo Resources

We’re committed to equipping you with all the right tools and information before you build with Halo. These installation guides, as well as our interactive webcasts, should help you kick off your next project.

How Continuous Insulation Helps You Keep up With the Energy Codes

Adding Continuous Insulation, such as Halo’s Exterra, to your wall assembly can simplify your path to code compliance. Apart from helping you keep up with the evolving energy code regulations, designing walls with CI like Exterra can also lessen the load on your conditioning systems and save valuable resources.

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