Category Archives: new home insulation

Building a New House or Buying a New House? Ask the Builder if They Used the “Prescriptive Path” or the “Performance Path” to Build

Today, when it comes to energy efficiency, most national building codes prescribe two paths for compliance. And while it’s true that many project managers will typically follow the “prescriptive path”, there are many project managers who have discovered that the “performance path” is the more cost-effective of the two – and with far better long term outcomes for the building owner. Continue reading

Building a New Home? Make Sure the Contractor Installed Proper Insulation

One of the most common questions homeowners ask when building a new home is what type of insulation to install. Then, the follow-up question is whether Spray Foam Insulation is the best product to go with. Today, many professionals are recommending SFI as the best product, with the best performance, and the best long-term benefits. In a newly constructed home, it’s an all-in-one application that seals and insulates better than any comparable product on the market. Continue reading