Insulation

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Fact Sheet

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The building envelope comprises all heated and cooled parts of a home, including the walls, roof, and foundation. By properly insulating your home's building envelope, you can control the flow of air in and out of the home, which will have a tremendous impact on heat loss, cooling needs, moisture control, and air quality.

Download this fact sheet to learn about:

  • Designing the building envelope to manage moisture, air and temperature
  • Detecting insulation problems
  • Installing air barriers
  • Vapor barrier placement based on geographic location
  • Choosing and installing insulation
  • Do-it-yourself home energy audits
  • Benefits of high performance building insulation

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