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Continuous Insulation Solutions for Thermal Bridging Challenges

Every home – new or existing – can increase its energy efficiency with the installation of a blanket of continuous exterior insulation over the walls and studs, thus reducing thermal bridging. This white paper identifies thermal bridging and why continuous insulation is the best way to address it.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: DuPont Building Innovations




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