Continuous Insulation is a relatively inexpensive and practical building component that boasts many benefits.
Discover the two options for creating a weather resistive barrier using Halo Exterra panels. Read the full article for the details.
Construction can’t always wait for a warmer day. If you’re building in the middle of a North American winter, check out these 5 steps to protect Halo’s rigid insulation products from cold-related damage
To take advantage of Exterra’s breathability, you’ll need that poly vapor barrier on the warm side to block vapor and moisture from traveling inside the building. Learn more about this code requirement here.
Exterra provides an effective air control layer by default, so technically speaking, you don’t need any additional house wrap. So, regardless of the method you go with, you’ll have that integral air barrier in your wall.
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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.
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 you can get the most of your foam board insulation.
Halo Exterra is not structural – it does not contribute structural strength to a home or building. However, despite not being structural, Halo Exterra can replace OSB sheathing if structural bracing is provided at the corners and certain sections of the wall to provide the needed resistance to wind and seismic loads.
Halo advanced rigid insulation foam boards can come in handy if you want to minimize echo in a room or decouple a partition or exterior wall while adding insulation and a vapor barrier if needed. Halo’s products excel at blocking heat flow and vapor, mitigating Radon ingress, and serving many other functions that improve health, comfort, and energy efficiency.
Our residential codes go far in ensuring energy efficiency but leave home comfort out of the equation. So it’s up to you, the builder, to ensure that buyers feel well when they live in the homes you construct.