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 […]
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 […]
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.
Explore the Better Homes Program from
CleanBC and the program’s Energy Step Code pathway. Read the full article for the list of rebates your project may qualify for and outlines of the eligibility criteria.
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.
Adding a layer of R-5 CI to a wall assembly may not seem like a significant upgrade, but the tests prove otherwise — it’s highly consequential. Read this full article to see how you can potentially save 20-40% in energy savings by adding a layer of Halo Exterra!
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.
Halo’s Interra rigid insulation excels at insulating walls, floors, and ceilings — it offers a stable, long-term R-Value, acts as a vapor barrier when needed, and reflects heat back inside if you leave an air gap.
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.
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.